West Ham face an anxious wait over injury news on new signing Nayef Aguerd after he suffered from an ankle injury last night during the Hammers’ friendly clash with Rangers at Ibrox.
The Moroccan centre-back hobbled off after just 23 minutes of the game following a bad knock on his left ankle but Moyes quickly gave an update post match.
He declared: “We’ve already had Nayef x-rayed and there’s no break in his ankle, which is good news. It might be some ligaments, or he’s twisted his ankle – it blew up immediately so we have to hope it’s not a problem.”
ClaretandHugh understands that no further assessment or MRI scan has been possible today due to the extent of the bruising.
Aguerd will be properly assessed and scanned by the medical team once swelling and bruising subside but until then Moyes will need to patiently wait to hear for how long his 26-year-old centre-back will be out.
Ligament damage would mean months out of action so the manager will be hoping for good news once a scan of the soft tissue is possible.