Fab four set for Boleyn debuts


KouyateWord is West Ham fans are likely to get their first glimpse of summer signings Aaron Cresswell, Cheikhou Kouyate, Diego Poyet and Mauro Zarate on their first Boleyn outings in today’s game against Sampdoria.

But  Carl Jenkinson (hamstring) and Enner Valencia (not match fit), are not available for selection although James Tomkins (groin) may get a run out

The official Irons site at points out too that Zarate will hope to recreate his finest moment in Italian football.

The Argentine forward scored in normal time and in a penalty shootout as a Lazio player in their Italian Cup final win over UC Sampdoria in 2009.

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Hugh Southon is a lifelong Iron and the founding editor of ClaretandHugh. He is a national newspaper journalist of many years experience and was Bobby Moore's 'ghost' writer during the great man's lifetime. He describes ClaretandHugh as "the Hammers daily newspaper!"

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