I don't understand why Carroll was slated, except that I suppose most geordies at the match have swallowed the laughable narrative of his departure put forth by DL.
When all he had to do was say: "we were offered over 30M, we will always take that, end of story." Nope, couldn't pass on the chance to peddle some rhetoric.
I do enjoy pointing this out to my LFC-supporting coworker:
Andy Carroll = (2 X Papiss Cisse) + (5 X Hatem ben Arfa)