'It's a no brainer!': Newcastle United fans react to Andy Carroll contract revelation
Andy Carroll’s surprise Newcastle United contract clause has been revealed – and fans have been quick to react.
Fans have now offered their take on the move by the Magpies, while chipping in with plenty of comments on Carroll’s reported base salary – which will see him earn in the region of £20,000 per week with substantial performance-related bonuses.
Here’s what Newcastle supporters were saying on social media:@JMAG1892 said: “its a no brainer tbh, if he players more then 15 games they may aswell sign him up as thats basically what a covering striker would play.”
@On_a_journey_to joked: “wish i was on a basic wage like that!”
@scottiesports commented: “Its a risk free deal and suits both club and player.”
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@newcastlefan55 added: “Absolute peanuts for a striker of his quality and a million miles off what he would have been on at previous clubs after leaving us. I think he will play an important role for us this year. It an absolute no brainer IMO”
@RenforthSteven posted: “It's not about the money he is a millionaire it's about playing for the magpies”
@bazza080808 said: “New he would have that, if he comes close to it I bet you 110% he will be dropped out the team”
@AlexHedley47 jested: “£20,000 a week sick pay isn’t bad!”