Sports

How West Ham are predicted to line-up against Chelsea today

The defender – who was forced off injured against Leicester earlier this month – is touch and go as to whether he will be able to play against the Blues.

Arthur Masuaku remains a doubt while Declan Rice and Michail Antonio are still injured. Craig Dawson is suspended following his sending off in defeat at Newcastle, meaning Cresswell’s return would be even more welcome.

“We’re very much the same as we were last week,” Moyes said when asked for team news. “We’ve got one or two getting closer to fitness. I’m not sure whether they’ll make it or not, but I’m hoping that maybe we could get somebody back.

“Jesse had a bit of cramp at Newcastle, which at the time we didn’t see as being too big a problem and he’s fine.

“I’m hoping that somewhere along the line we can get Micky, Declan, Aaron Cresswell and Arthur back in amongst it because they’ve been important players for us throughout the year. We’re aware that if we can get them back it would help us.

“Aaron is getting closer, we’ll monitor it, see how he feels tomorrow and see how we think.”

West Ham predicted XI: (5-3-2): Fabianski; Coufal, Diop, Ogbonna, Balbuena, Johnson; Noble, Soucek, Fornals; Lingard, Bowen

Saturday 5.30pm, Sky Sports

The Hammers must bounce back after losing at Newcastle

/ Pool via REUTERS

West Ham squad from: Fabianski, Martin, Randolph, Trott, Ogbonna, Diop, Alves, Balbuena, Coufal, Fredericks, Johnson, Noble, Coventry, Soucek, Fornals, Lanzini, Lingard, Yarmolenko, Benrahma, Bowen, Odubeko

Injury list: Antonio (hamstring), Rice (knee)

Unavailable: Dawson (suspended)

Doubt: Cresswell (hamstring), Masuaku (knee)


Source link

Related Articles

Back to top button