Sakho to resume first team training on Monday


sakslavWest Ham Co Chairman David Gold has revealed that Diafra Sakho is set to resume full training with the first team squad on Monday.  The Chairman messaged his Twitter followers on Sunday morning to say “Diafra Sakho should be back training with the first team on Monday. dg”

Club staff say Sakho is fitter than anyone can recall seeing him and is as again pleading with the boss to be given a run out. However,  head of medics Gary Lewin, is determined to ensure as far as possible that there is no chance of another breakdown.

He knows it’s “make or break” as he bids to make a real impact on the Premier League again and were he to fail through form or injury he would be unlikely to earn a new West Ham deal or get a move.

Our senior source said: “He looks outstanding and is in a very good place – he’s happy, smiling and looking forward to the season.”

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  • The Demon says:

    Can’t wait to see him back; he’s been out so long it’ll be like a new signing – and a top one at that. Discounting big Andy for a moment, how about a front line from Sakho, Chicarito, Antonio and Ayew, supported by Lanzini and Archie, with Quina and Martinez to come through?

    Strength in depth at last, maybe?

    • The Demon says:

      Archie? What happened to Arnie? Damn autocorrect!

      • WakeTheWolf says:

        Strength in depth for sure.
        Chicharito, Arnautovic, Ayew, Antonio, lanzini, Sakho, Carroll even Snodgrass… we all know at the moment he’s ****e, but he has got it in him, you just have to look how he played for Hull.
        Then you have the youth with Holland and Martinez coming through the ranks.
        I do have high hopes for this season… but not sky high.
        I think top 10 will be a good season.
        As long as we get the double over Spurs ⚒😉

  • WakeTheWolf says:

    I really do like Sakho as a player, I do rate him, and he’s got goals in him, if he had a better attitude and no injuries he would score 15 goals in a season minimum.
    I just hope he can stay injury free and can keep that smile on his face and actually enjoy himself.
    Fingers crossed because I’m routing for him.

    • Roman says:

      I’ve always rated him and see him as the X factor for us this year.If he has a great season then he may even stay?

  • West Ham Fan No 32 says:

    Sakho is a great centre forward he is a nightmare for defenders because he pulls them all over the place, his attitude is questionable but the things he gives us when fit, the pressing from the front, a decent amount of goals and the ability to open up defences with his running in behind and running the channels, if we could keep him fit perhaps he has a future I hope we do see him in quite a few games but like with Carroll I am not confident that we will.

  • Gaz says:

    I agree IF Sakho is fit and firing he will be like a new signing.
    Whats the news on the other crock Carroll ?? Any chance of seeing him play before the new year lol

    • bashammer11 says:

      Carroll could be back for our first home match against huddersfield in september but don’t hold your breath. 😣

      • Gaz says:

        Thanks bas.I tend to switch off when it comes to Carroll updates.I wont hold my breath buddy,we will get nearer the Hudd match and his return will be postponed no doubt lol

  • Lazurus. rises like a salmon says:

    He will be back in sept / Oct IMO out again in November if statistics can be relied on !!
    Don’t give a monkeys about the sick note 😤

    • GW says:

      He’ll come back have Xmas off with a Christmas cracker related injury, be injured just in time for the January transfer window, get better so he can go to Dubai, get injured in Dubai on the last day, have a couple more months off and the season will be done so he can get back on a plane for his all inclusive break to Hawaii 😆😆

      • Gaz says:

        Yet no matter what you say about him you still have a small minority of fans who get all up in arms about others who dare to doubt him.They should really give it a rest as they are insulting everyone elses intelligence with their ridiculous comments defending him.

  • TRB says:

    When we were told that Sakho is looking ‘really strong’ a couple of weeks ago, I understood that to mean that he was already involved in first team training sessions……except there were no photos of him in action. (A bit misleading as usual). Hopefully, Diafra will be ready for the Huddersfield home game. It will be good to see him back.

  • Stow-hammer says:

    As a player really exciting. He breaks fast and scores. Only a year left on his contract so if he has a great season he leaves on a free. But then to have that problem we would have got a good season out of him.
    If this is all true about permanent fix and attitudw change then I can see him getting a new contract. If not true then I can see him being sold.

    • Lazurus. rises like a salmon says:

      You’re a genius Holmes 🔍 now prey tell us what the K is on mcaulys retro shirt 😂😂😂
      Sorry stow you asked for that one 😎 😂😂

  • baddowhammer says:

    A good signing this year has been Gary Lewin.I think we played with too many injuries last year,as for Saks I’d love to see him back at his best and sign a new deal with us,but a lot of things can happen in a year. COYI

  • Lazurus. rises like a salmon says:

    Not wrong baddow , noble will get slower and sicknote will sign on to the AA utd side in the local dipso league 😂😂

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