A number of West Ham supporters are delighted after Vladimir Coufal was pictured back in training ahead of the Premier League clash with Aston Villa.
The Hammers are back in league action on Sunday afternoon, travelling to the Midlands to face Dean Smith’s side.
David Moyes’ team sit fourth in the table going into the match knowing that victory would take them level on points with champions Manchester City.
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One player who looks set to be available for the hosts is Coufal, with the right-back pictured in training in a tweet shared by the club’s official Twitter account on Saturday.
The Czech Republic international has had injury problems of late, not playing in the league since the defeat to Brentford on October 3. He had been an ever-present up to then and illustrated his importance to the side by winning 2.1 tackles per game, the third-highest average in the Irons’ squad.
West Ham fans react to Coufal images
These West Ham fans took to Twitter to show their delight at Coufal’s return to the fold, having made a late appearance against Man City in the Carabao Cup in midweek.
“Play him instead of Cresswell, he needs his break“
“Good to see him back”
“Is Vladimir Coufal playing v Aston Villa tomorrow afternoon? Great to see him back on the training ground and he looks fit now judging by those photos lovely jubbly eh! Ben Johnson on the subs bench I would have thought if David Moyes decides to play Vladimir Coufal? COYI!“
“He should play tomorrow“
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