Andy Carroll reveals he was hoping to fail his medical ahead of £35m Liverpool move

Liverpool manager Kenny Dalglish alongside January signings Andy Carroll and Luis Suarez in 2011.
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Former Newcastle United striker Andy Carroll has revealed he hoped he would fail his medical before a deadline day move to Liverpool in 2011.

Liverpool made a late bid for Carroll after losing Fernando Torres to Chelsea that January and a transfer was wrapped up quickly on deadline day.

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