AC Milan are rumoured to be interested in signing Andy
Carroll on a season-long loan, with a view to purchasing the player should he
bed in well at the San Siro.
According to a report from The Sun, the son of Rossoneri
owner Silvio Berlusconi, Pier Silvio Berlusconi, admitted that he had been
impressed with Roy Carroll at Euro 2012.
He told the news provider: “This is a new era for Milan.
“We will continue to get younger while maintaining the
“Milan still has its superstars but I’d like to have Carroll
at Milan. I was impressed with his strength and his headed goal against Sweden.”
Reports suggest that Berlusconi was ‘seriously considering’
making a bid for the player, who appears to be surplus to requirements at
The only stumbling block could be the price tag attached to
the player, with Milan thought to favour an initial loan deal.
Newcastle United has been linked with a sensational move to
bring Andy Carroll back to Tyneside, following his £35 million move to
Liverpool two seasons ago.
Press reports indicate that the Magpies are keen to purchase
the player on a season-long loan deal with a view to paying £17 million to
complete a permanent switch.
The news comes after manager Alan Pardew did not rule out
the possibility of signing the player, amid rumours that new Reds boss Brendan
Rodgers is keen on the star.