A number of West Ham supporters are devastated after Angelo Ogbonna suffered cruciate ligament damage against Liverpool last weekend.
The Hammers enjoyed a fantastic victory over the Reds on Sunday afternoon, winning 3-2 at the London Stadium after a pulsating game.
The win took David Moyes’ side up to third in the Premier League, as their dreams of securing a top-four finish received another boost.
There has been one major negative from the match, however, with the club confirming on Twitter on Tuesday that Ogbonna suffered cruciate ligament damage in the first half.
The centre-back tried to play on but was eventually replaced and he now faces a long spell on the sidelines. It is a cruel blow for the Italian, who has been such a key player so far this season, starting all 11 league matches to date.
West Ham fans rue Ogbonna injury
These West Ham reacted to the news on Twitter.
“Real shame that“
“Whatttt? An ACL? That’s crazy“
“This is a huge blow. Not only is Ogbonna fantastic himself but he massively improves the defence as a whole when he plays. Such an important player“
“Gutted. He’s been fantastic this season – rest up Angelo”
“Terrible news, he’s been outstanding under Moyes. Speedy recovery Oggy“
“Absolutely devastated, more for him. Potentially won’t see him in a West Ham shirt again“
In other news, West Ham are reportedly keen on a centre-back signing. Find out who it is here.
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