Date: 8th August 2019 at 3:30pm
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has passed a medical and agreed a one year deal to return to Newcastle United, according to the Daily Mail journalist Craig Hope

The 30-year-old has been without a club since leaving earlier this summer, but it is understood that everything is in place for him to make a return to his boyhood club.

It is believed that his will have a low basic wage, but will be incentivised to encourage him to play more.

OPINION

If the finances behind this deal are right, then this could be a brilliant move for  Army. Carroll has been plagued by injuries in recent years, but he can still be a real handful for defences when he is fit and firing, and he could be a very decent option for Bruce to chuck into the fray every now and again. The target man still managed to win a respectable 3.8 aerial duels for West Ham last , as per Whoscored, despite being ravaged by fitness complaints, and while he won’t be expected to start every game on Tyneside, there will no doubt be moments during the course of the season when somebody with his expertise in havoc will be a very welcome addition to the . As long as he’s not breaking the bank, this is a top move for the .