Reading in talks to sign Andy Carroll on a free after Newcastle exit

Reading in talks to sign Andy Carroll on a free with Championship strugglers on the hunt for more firepower up front after landing Danny Drinkwater on loan from Chelsea

  • Andy Carroll is in talks to sign a contract with Championship side Reading
  • The Royals are on the hunt for more firepower up front after a slow start 
  • Reading have signed Chelsea misfit Danny Drinkwater on loan for the season 

Andy Carroll is in talks with Reading over a possible contract.

The 32-year-old striker is a free agent after leaving Newcastle United so can sign after the window closes if necessary.

Carroll has been looking for a new club since leaving St James’ Park where he scored once in 43 appearances during the past two seasons.

Reading are in talks with free agent Andy Carroll over a move to the Championship club

Reading signed Danny Drinkwater from Chelsea on loan on Monday and added Scott Dann on a year’s contract.

Manager Veljko Paunovic is keen to get a new forward as George Puscas is currently the only fit striker at the club.

The Royals are currently 21st in the Championship with just one win from their opening five league games of the 2021-22 campaign.  

Manager Veljko Paunovic is keen to add another forward to his attack after a slow start




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