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Andy Carroll sued for £200,000 after mansion 'damage'

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West Ham and England striker Andy Carroll is being sued for almost £200,000 over allegations that he wrecked the luxury home he rented in Blundellsands while he was a Liverpool player, according to ESPN.

Landlords Jeff and Dawn Grant have accused Carroll of leaving the £2m Merseyside mansion in such a state that it would cost £48,000 to clean up and repair - while he still owed rent.

He is believed to have taken £75,000 worth of furniture and other items, including stereo equipment and CCTV cameras.

Carroll had also run up a bill of £68,000 in unpaid rent, leaving the total claim against him as £191,000.

The Grants claim that the indoor swimming pool was neglected and became infested with algae and a garden lounger, barbecue and air hockey table were all damaged.

The England international moved into the property after agreeing a two-year tenancy agreement, which expired in May, shortly before he signed for West Ham in a deal worth to be around £15.5m.

Carroll's London-based solicitors, Glinert Davis, have yet to comment on the issue, but it is believed that he is fighting against the claim.

 

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