Pellegrini announces lineup

Roberto starts in goal with Łukasz Fabianski rested again.  Youngster Ben Johnson gets a start alongside Ryan Fredericks, Issa Diop and Angelo Ogbonna.

Declan Rice and Mark Noble are in front of the back four with Jack Wilshere, Manuel Lanzini and Felipe Anderson in midfield and Michail Antonio alone upfront.

On the bench is David Martin, Winston Reid, Pablo Zabaleta, Aaron Cresswell, Josh Cullen, Carlos Sanchez, Grady Diangana, Robert Snodgrass, Andriy Yarmolenko and Javier Hernandez.

Kick-off against Manchester City in China is at 1.30pm UK time and is LIVE on Sky Sports Main Event from 1.15pm

TV coverage outside of the UK

Canada DAZN.

Australia  Optus Sport

China PPTV Sport China


About Sean Whetstone

I am Season Ticket Holder in West stand lower at the London Stadium and before that, I used to stand in the Sir Trevor Brooking Lower Row R seat 159 in the Boleyn Ground and in the Eighties I stood on the terraces of the old South Bank. I am a presenter on the West Ham Podcast called A Blogger on a member of the West Ham Supporters Advisory Board (SAB), Founder of a Youtube channel called Mr West Ham Football at, I am also the associate editor here at Claret and Hugh. Life Long singer of bubbles! Come on you Irons! Follow me at @Westhamfootball on twitter