#sports Reading reveal it was Andy Carroll's children who chose his unconventional No 2 shirt!

#sports Reading reveal it was Andy Carroll’s children who chose his unconventional No 2 shirt!

#sports activities Reading reveal it was Andy Carroll’s children who chose his unconventional No 2 shirt!

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Reading introduced Andy Carroll’s return and stunned everybody by handing the striker the No 2 shirt… earlier than releasing the WhatsApp messages revealing it was the 33-year-old’s children that chose his unconventional quantity!

  • Andy Carroll has rejoined Reading after leaving West Brom in the summertime
  • Fans have been surprised when it was introduced that Carroll has taken the No 2 shirt 
  • Mocked up WhatsApp messages reveal how his children chose his quantity
  • Carroll returns to Reading having had an eight-game stint with the membership final time period 

Reading have launched a mocked up WhatsApp dialog with new signing Andy Carroll which reveals it was the striker’s children that chose his unconventional shirt quantity. 

The former Newcastle and Liverpool ahead joined the Royals on a short-term deal till January having turned down provides from world wide. 

However, social media was aghast after it was revealed that Carroll, 33, would put on the No 2 shirt in Berkshire this season. 

Andy Carroll has rejoined Reading but has not been able to take the No 9 shirt again

Andy Carroll has rejoined Reading however has not been in a position to take the No 9 shirt once more

He wore No 9 in his two-month spell with Reading final time period, the quantity he additionally donned for Newcastle, Liverpool and West Ham. He additionally wore 8 for the Hammers, 15 at West Brom and 39, 24 and seven for the Magpies. 

In a video launched on Friday, the Championship membership revealed the extent of the conversations that noticed the ahead take the No 2 shirt for the subsequent few months a minimum of.

‘Andy, we want a squad quantity for you,’ Reading wrote Carroll in a mocked up model of the dialog. ‘Lucas [Joao] has No 9 this yr, sorry. Two, 20, 26, 27 – let me recognized shortly in any other case Amadou [Mbengue] will beat you to it!’

The ahead, who scored two targets in eight video games for the membership final season, replied: ‘Can I let you recognize in an hour? Kids are at college, they’ll decide after I go and get them. They will love that.’

(*2*)

Reading mocked up WhatsApp messages between Carroll, 33, and his new membership

The former England forward was revealed to have sweetly asked his children to choose for him

The former England ahead was revealed to have sweetly requested his children to decide on for him

Carroll returns to Reading after scoring two goals in his eight-game stint at the club last term

Carroll returns to Reading after scoring two targets in his eight-game stint on the membership final time period

‘Sure no downside,’ Reading wrote. 

Carroll is then stated to have come again: ‘CARROLL 2’. 

Questioning the ahead’s determination simply as a lot as most on-line, Reading replied: ‘Two? Are you positive?’ 

‘It’s my daughter’s 2nd birthday at the moment so that they picked that,’ he wrote. 

The former England worldwide triggered uproar throughout social media when it was revealed he could be sporting the quantity mostly related to right-backs.  

‘Andy Carroll signing for Reading and sporting the quantity 2 shirt is gonna preserve us awake all night time tonight. Cheers,’ one account wrote. 

Another wrote: ‘Andy Carroll taking the No. 2 for studying ought to be a criminal offense.’

‘Now I’ve had a while to consider it, I’m much more aggravated about Andy Carroll taking quantity 2, it’s horrific,’ one other supporter famous. 

Carroll arrives at Paul Ince’s Reading with the facet flying excessive within the Championship, as they sit fourth after 9 video games with 15 factors on the board. 

However, the membership are coming off the again of a chastening 3-0 defeat by the hands of Sunderland earlier this week.  

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