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Newcastle boss Steve Bruce bemoans Andy Carroll’s latest injury setback

Steve Bruce bemoans Andy Carroll’s latest injury setback as Newcastle striker struggles to overcome hip injury

  • Andy Carroll has failed to overcome a hip injury in the past two and half months 
  • The Newcastle striker was expected to return quickly from the knock  
  • However, he has been sidelined for some time and will miss the Arsenal game
  • Newcastle boss Steve Bruce does not know when the big striker will be back 

Steve Bruce has bemoaned the frustration of Andy Carroll’s lingering hip injury and says there is no timescale on his return.

Sportsmail revealed in November that the striker was suffering from the problem, which has failed to clear in the past two-and-a-half months.

Carroll did return to feature in seven games over December and early January but has now been sidelined for the past month and will miss Sunday’s trip to Arsenal.

Andy Carroll’s latest injury has been a cause for concern for Newcastle boss Steve Bruce

‘The big problem for us is that Andy is still not right,’ said Bruce. ‘That’s a concern going forward. We expected him to be…