West Ham United fans here in the Tavern are hoping that their side will suffer no more injury setbacks for the remainder of the season, as they look forward to seeing Marko Arnautovic back fit and playing again.
Indeed, having joined the Hammers from Stoke City during the summer months, the Austrian has managed to produce six goals in 19 appearances for the claret and blue as one of the shining stars. And, ever since receiving guidance from new manager David Moyes, Arnautovic has seen his performances soar in recent times as attraction from defending champions Chelsea has rewarded him for his efforts.
But, with him currently out on the sidelines battling a hamstring injury, it appears that the 28-year-old is making great strides as he closes in on a return to the side. As fitness expert Ben Dinnery has revealed some promising news for West Ham United fans on Twitter.
Arnautovic targeting a swift return. "I feel good, the injury has improved a lot and I’m already outside starting to run and do my work. If it goes like that this week and next week, hopefully I’ll be back then." #WHUFC pic.twitter.com/UVejj6yrEP
— Ben Dinnery (@BenDinnery) January 31, 2018
Great news for David Moyes’ side after losing Manuel Lanzini and Andy Carroll at similar times to the Austrian, meaning that the return of Arnautovic could potentially see their chances of survival boosted. The type of news that could be influential in shaping the second half of the season, as the inclusion of their top-scorer could be instrumental in the crunch matches coming up. Indeed, with the first of their current batch of players out with injury set to make a return in quick time, it sets the tone for the rest of the sufferers to follow in the footsteps of the 28-year-old.
The Austrian nearing a return is huge for the future of the Hammers, as a player that’s been crucial in the creativity and the goals scored so far this season, his return will boost the morale of not only fans but also the players surrounding the attacker.
West Ham United fans… Thoughts on him closing in on a return? Let us know down below!!!Like what the TT have on offer? Sign up for more notifications!