Revealed: 49% of Newcastle fans don’t want Carroll back at the club

Newcastle United have picked up results when it mattered this season, stringing together their best form at the most vital time to ensure survival comfortably in their first campaign back in the big time.

They have tailed off since, which might be a slight concern to a perfectionist like Rafa Benitez but his more pressing concern is likely to be how his side can repeat the trick next time around.

A reliable frontman looks like the thing that the former Liverpool boss needs most to establish his limited but organised team as a stable Premier League club and that’s why we asked their fans whether a swoop for Andy Carroll in the summer would be worthwhile.

Perhaps surprisingly, the Magpies support were not sure at all about a return for the born and bred Geordie valued at just £9m by Transfermarkt.

It was almost a dead split but 49 per cent of fans do not want the man who left the club for Liverpool back and you can check out the full poll results below…