Arthur Masuaku was pictured back in training yesterday ahead of West Ham United’s clash with Southampton tomorrow afternoon in what is a huge boost for the club.

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The 27-year-old Hammers ace underwent a knee operation back in December last year.

There were complications after the op with a build up of fluid around the affected area having to be drained on a regular basis.

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Arthur Masuaku boost for West Ham ahead of Southampton clash (Photo by Arfa Griffiths/West Ham United FC via Getty Images)

Masuaku made a brief return to action for West Ham in April, playing against Wolves and Leicester.

He hasn’t played since then, however.

Arthur Masuaku boost for West Ham

David Moyes will be desperate to have the Democratic Republic of Congo international back and available for selection.

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Arthur Masuaku in action for West Ham United (Photo by Neil Hall – Pool/Getty Images)

The Hammers boss needs more cover and competition for Aaron Cresswell. At 31, the Liverpool-born ace can’t be expected to play every game this season.

 

Masuaku could very well be back in action very soon, however. He was spotted at Rush Green during West Ham’s training session yesterday morning:

Now, tomorrow’s clash with Southampton will most probably come too soon for Arthur.

Perhaps he will be in contention to play some part against either Dinamo Zagreb on Thursday night or Manchester United at the London Stadium next weekend.

Either way, it’s great to see Masuaku back in training.

Here’s what he has to offer:

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And whatever way you look at it, having Masuaku back in training is a very good thing for West Ham United.

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