West Ham Chairman, David Gold has confirmed Diafra Sakho is expected to make his long anticipated return on Wednesday evening against Spurs at the Boleyn Ground. Sakho is expected to be on the bench but could play some part in the crucial London Derby.
Gold tweeted this morning: “I’m very hopeful that Diafra Sakho will play some part in Wednesday’s game. dg”
Sakho returned to training in the last week of December last year but has not been rushed back into action by the medical staff.
The striker has been sidelined since 29th November last week after injuring himself against West Bromwich Albion. Sakho has made 13 appearances this season scoring five goals, in total he has made 35 appearances and scored 13 goals since joining the Hammers in August 2014 on a 4 year contract.