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West Ham Win But Bowen Injury Looms Large

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West Ham‘s win against Wolves was a rollercoaster of emotions. Sure, we secured all three points with a much-needed second-half comeback. But the elation is tempered by the significant worry surrounding Jarrod Bowen’s injury.

The first half was a horror show. The team looked flat and uninspired, raising serious questions about their recent form. Thankfully, the second half brought a dramatic turnaround. However, this positive shift was overshadowed by Bowen being forced off with a worrying hip problem.

While rumours about the injury offers a glimmer of hope for Bowen’s availability against Bayer Leverkusen, it’s far from a guarantee. Speaking exclusively to Claret & Hugh earlier today, the club understandably remained cautious until results of a scan returned.

Losing Bowen for any extended period would be a massive blow to West Ham’s aspirations. He’s a vital cog in their attacking machine, and his absence would be keenly felt.

This win, while important, feels bittersweet. Yes, the second half showed resilience and fighting spirit. But the spectre of the Bowen injury hangs heavy. The coming days will be agonising for West Ham fans as they await news on the severity of the injury. Our hopes for the rest of the season may hinge on the outcome.

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