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Andy eyes Irons trophies

ANDY CARROLL sees no reason why he cannot help fire West Ham to some long-overdue silverware after the England striker signed a club record deal for what could be eight seasons.

The 24-year-old yesterday finalised what is understood to have been a £15.5million deal, plus a further £2m in add-ons, from Liverpool after passing a medical on Tuesday.

Carroll, whose six-year deal could be extended by a further two, enjoyed a loan spell at Upton Park last season, scoring seven times in 24 league appearances. With the Irons set to take up tenancy in the revamped 54,000-seater Olympic Stadium for the start of the 2016/2017 campaign, Carroll is in no doubt he has signed for a club very much on the up.

"I am going to give it my all, to hopefully get some more goals and the aim is to win something and I can't see why we can't do it with the way the team is going," Carroll said.

"The way the club is being run, getting the new stadium and everything like that, it is only going up, and that is what I want to be a part of.

"It is going to be even better then when even more fans can fit in and I cant wait."