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Liverpool finally moves on from Andy Carroll

Liverpool finally cut ties with striker Andy Carroll on Thursday, sending him to West Ham in a season-long loan deal.

The Hammers got Carroll, who Liverpool paid £35 million for in January of 2011, for a £1.5 million loan fee and will have to pay his £80,000 per week wage bill. If they avoid relegation this year, they will owe Liverpool an additional £18 million to make the move permanent.

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Andy Carroll carousel still spinning at Liverpool

The ongoing saga of Andy Carroll and Liverpool – will he stay? will he go? if so, where and when? – is becoming as tiring as the Cleveland Indians starting rotation.

We’re just a little more than two weeks away from opening weekend of the Premier League season and Carroll is still taking up space at Anfield.

Manager Brendan Rodgers left Carroll off the squad for Liverpool’s trip to Belarus for Thursday’s Europa League qualifier against FC Gomel, which really should signal that the end is here for the 23-year-old striker who has been a disappointment since coming over from Newcastle for £35 million.

So what gives?

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