The 24-year-old is approaching the end of his season-long loan at Upton Park from Liverpool and, despite a couple of injury setbacks earlier in the campaign, the England international has impressed during his time in east London.
It remains to be seen if Carroll will pen a permanent deal with the Hammers, with financial constraints and a yearning from the player to prove himself at Anfield likely stumbling blocks.
But the former Newcastle striker, who was named as co-chairmen David Sullivan and David Gold's player of the year at West Ham's awards on Wednesday night, admits he has had a great season.
"Coming down here to London, it's a long way from home but I've enjoyed every minute of it," he told West Ham TV.
"I knew a few of the lads down here already and all the others have welcomed me into the squad, so it's been great.
"It doesn't really matter what happens, I will work hard for the team I am playing for. This season has been great for me.
"When I'm fit, I try my hardest and I run about and put myself about and I feel that's what I'm about - if I didn't have that then I would have lost half of my game."
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