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Pardew: Carroll return out my hands

July 17, 2012
By ESPN staff
Newcastle boss Alan Pardew has distanced himself from speculation concerning a return to the club for Andy Carroll.

• West Ham prepare Carroll bid
• Liverpool open to Carroll offers

Carroll, 23, is known to be available, with the Liverpool forward not part of new manager Brendan Rodgers' plans for the club.

Pardew, though, insists that any deal to bring the England striker to the club is in the hands of chairman Mike Ashley.

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