West Ham United are set to play a behind closed doors friendly against Tottenham Hotspur to test out the fitness of a few players including Carlos Sanchez, according to club insider @ExWHUemployee.
The Colombian international has not been in the matchday squad for the Hammers in any of their last three Premier League fixtures against Brighton & Hove Albion, Manchester City and Liverpool (Transfermarkt). In truth, he has not been a regular at all this season and has played just six times in total in the Premier League, managing just 113 minutes on the pitch (Transfermarkt).
However, with @ExWHUemployee suggesting that Tomas Soucek could be out for two to three weeks, they are likely to need more cover in central midfield and they will be able to see how fit the 34-year-old is with a view to potentially getting him back into the 18 by using him in the game against Spurs.
It seems that plenty of West Ham fans aren’t keen for Sanchez to return to the fold. though, with many taking to Twitter to admit that they would prefer him to stay out of the picture.
Here is what some had to say…
Hopefully Sanchez won’t be fit.
— MrAunder (@MrAunderBooch) February 25, 2020
sanchez ??? send him on holiday with masuaku till the end of the season, then sell both for whatever little money we can get.
— David bough (@futurestrader05) February 25, 2020
Assume we’re hoping that Sanchez isn’t fit.
— Anthony Hufton (@AnthonyHufton) February 25, 2020
Sanchez?? This is a an early april fools hope
— (((Shimon Ben Chaim))) ⚒⚒⚒⚒⚒⚒⚒ (@Eastendhammers) February 25, 2020
Is it too far to want Sanchez to get injured again?
— Dan (@kingdaddydan) February 25, 2020
Don’t want to rush Sanchez back, give it another 4 or 5 months
— Paul Himself 🇬🇧🇪🇺 (@Paulie_Cashews) February 25, 2020
I think Sanchez needs a few more weeks 🙏🏻
— Duncan Moss (@DonnymossMoss) February 25, 2020
How about we keep all the doors closed after and not let Sanchez out!!
— ⚒⚒ Lewis John ⚒⚒ (@ClaretBluBlood) February 25, 2020
Keep sanchez as far away from this team as possible lol
— Joel Guy ⚒ (@Joel_guy_89) February 25, 2020
Don’t bother with Sanchez!
— Neil Hull (@RossoneriHammer) February 25, 2020
When is the manager gonna realise that Sanchez not good enough to wear the West Ham shirt???
— Dilton (@diltondiltond1) February 25, 2020
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