According to an update by reliable club insider ExWHUemployee, writing on his Patreon, West Ham United have been gifted another injury boost after the good news regarding Aaron Cresswell – with Manuel Lanzini now apparently back in full training and available for selection.
West Ham gifted another injury boost
Lanzini missed out on the latest victories over Wolves and Leicester City after picking up a knock in training, but after recovering, the Argentine has now returned and ‘should be in contention‘ for a match day squad place against Newcastle this weekend.
ExWHUemployee’s news of his return comes as another injury boost for the side after Claret & Hugh also revealed Cresswell’s hamstring problem is nowhere near as bad as first feared – with the latter man expected to be back within 2-3 weeks.
Lanzini has played little part for Moyes over 2020/2021 bar a sensational wondergoal away to Spurs before the new year, but his availability gives the gaffer another attacking option while he currently has not one out-and-out striker, so could prove invaluable.
In these last few games, supporters could be hoping Lanzini will replicate those north London heroics if called upon – especially considering the vitally important run of fixtures that loom ahead.
Transfer Tavern take
The Hammers have managed to keep their European dream very much alive with a string of crucial wins recently, but each one has proven nervy for the supporters.
Since West Ham managed to squander a 3-0 lead at home to Arsenal, it appears the scar has somewhat stuck as Moyes’ men also nearly threw away that same advantage at Molineux and at the London Stadium against Leicester.
Just seven games remain for the Irons and Europe is well within reach, but the last few encounters will certainly prove anxiety-inducing.
To clinch the European dream, manager David Moyes will need every available West Ham asset to play their part, and perhaps Lanzini can pop up with another wonder-goal now he is back in the fold.
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