ClaretandHugh was first off the mark with the news that Dimi Payet would reappear against Liverpool on Saturday and Slaven Bilic has now confirmed the details.
We reported that the French maestro would appear for around 45 minutes – news that was greeted with probably the biggest wave of delight among fans this season.
And whilst the top medics at the club also declared Dimi fit it’s always important to get the boss’ thoughts as Slaven is known to be careful with returning players.
However, this morning he is reported as saying: ““Dimitri started to train with the team on Sunday. He looks good, his ankle is very stable and the target is the game against Liverpool. I am delighted he is going to be with us for that game.”
So there you have it. The boss appears to be ready to launch the main man into action and with Manu Lanzini also available I’ have a ‘score’ which says the Hammers at 3/1 the win are great value with Betfair.
The draw is 12/5 and a Liverpool win 19/20.