Newcastle United star unhappy with Steve Bruce after Leeds United snub – Report

If Lee Ryder’s observations at Elland Road are anything to go by, it sounds like Andy Carroll wasn’t a happy man.

With 15 minutes remaining and the game nicely poised at 2-2, Steve Bruce only had one change left to make.

Carroll’s height and aerial prowess could’ve hurt a Leeds side that have been notoriously soft from set pieces this season, but Bruce’s final substitution saw him bring on Miguel Almiron for a tiring Ryan Fraser.

At this point, Lee Ryder reports that Andy Carroll looked “furious” and “shook his head”, clearly feeling that he could’ve done real damage against a small Leeds side that were only able to field one natural centre-back.

The Chronicle state that the 6ft 4′ striker is ‘determined to play his part this season’, but insist that he is a frustrated figure at present – having failed to feature for over a month now.

Carroll wouldn’t have been much use on the counter, but our best opportunities last night emerged from set pieces and crosses into the box – two things he can thrive from.

With the 31-year-old’s contract up at the end of the season, him struggling for game time and yet to score since he sealed a return to the club 18 months ago, you can see why he was so eager to get on!

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3 thoughts on “Newcastle United star unhappy with Steve Bruce after Leeds United snub – Report

  1. Carroll and most of the rest are either past it or not good enough. NUFC need a complete clear out. Including owner, manager and players. But keep the tea lady

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  2. stop playing defensive midfielder and like some of the donkey he has brought in like joe linton
    and longstaff that done nothing for weeks try playing a game with some decent players on lin almeron fraser murphy and play them in the roll they are ok at

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