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Demba Ba In Swap For Carroll?

9 years ago

An intriguing twist has been added to the current transfer speculation surrounding Demba Ba and Andy Carroll.

Brendan Rodgers is reported to be interested in a more mobile striker to fit into his system and Demba Ba has been identified by him as a possibility.

How fans of the two clubs would perceive a ‘cash plus Demba Ba’ for Carroll deal is open to question, espcially if Newcastle fans put aside any resentment to the fact that Carroll chose to leave Newcastle – no matter how happy Mike Ashley was to do the £35m deal as well.

As a fan I’d love to have both Ba  AND Carroll alongside Cisse in the squad, giving Alan Pardew and Newcastle United the options and strength in depth that would go a long way to ensuring a successful season.

One massive benefit of any deal, certainly from the Anfield side of things, is that it potentially gives the American owners a better chance of saving some face, having paid way over the odds last January.

It would be a lot easier to muddy the waters as to what benefit they were getting back on Carroll, rather than a straight cash deal.

Just to gauge fan views, if it was a choice of Carroll or Demba Ba vote now in our poll.


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