Hammers release shock Lanzini news

West Ham United this morning have been forced to admit that  Manuel Lanzini could be ruled out for up to six weeks with a quadriceps injury.
Both David Gold and David Sullivan have issued regular bulletins over the last few days claiming he could be back as early as Saturday but in a shock move today the club has declared the serious news. A statement on the official site says: “The Argentinian attacking midfielder suffered the thigh injury in training ahead of Saturday’s Barclays Premier League trip to Manchester United.Lanzini underwent a scan on Monday and will now begin a period of rehabilitation which is expected to keep him out of first-team action for a period of up to six weeks.”

Quite how the seriousness of the injury was unknown is a mystery but the use of the words “up to” offer some hope that he may be back sooner than the six weeks.


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8 comments on “Hammers release shock Lanzini news

  1. Good job we have such a big and talented squad this year. the good thing is we had a lot of competition for places in midfield. I would be more worried If it was all the defenders injured like Last year and we were reduced to playing joey obrien at centre back. Remember we still have the team that played so well against Man U. And it’s also a chance for players like Antonio to get involved and maybe an opportunity for one or two of the youngsters waiting in the wings.

  2. Merry freakin Christmas

  3. If Antonio does not get picked now he never will. I thought we had enough cover up top now we seem pretty thin. Thank god we have enough cover and all decent players, no more injuries please. Bilic may have to go for a 4-4-2 or 4-1-3-2 formation. COYI

  4. There are no injuries. Sakho, Lanzini, Payet and Moses have actually been taken away on a mission to hone their superpowers. When they come back, they will all wear the number ‘4’ and be “Fantastic!”

  5. One or two more injury and it will be tweeky bum time !!!
    Who would have believed the injury prob that’s happened ??? Nuts !!!!!!!
    Someone somewhere has a doll with a pin !!!
    Any suggestions lol. Its surreal at the moment !!!

    • Lots of evil vibes have been coming our way from the North London direction for a long time now Johnboy , from that bloke with glasses , not much hair and a lot of hatred for us !
      Perhaps we can sign a witchdoctor in January or something (:

  6. The truth is that players get more frequently injured nowadays than they did 20 or 30 years ago. We all know the reasons for that : more matches to play, more preseason obligations, more traveling, more physicality, faster pace during matches and training. And of course the pressure for the cash, which makes everyone want to reach the goals by all possible ways, even if it means destroying the opponent player.

    All clubs have these issues. Real Madrid, Barcelona, Arsenal (lost Cazorla and Alexis a the same time), Bournemouth, etc, and the higher the ambitions, the more frequent the injuries. I bet you in the lower divisions this doesn’t happen as often and as with that many players.

    Let’s just hope this stops with Lanzini for now, but we can forget about cruising with the same squad on the pitch from beginning to end of season. This is a thing of the past.

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