Michail Antonio has been out of action for West Ham for the last two weeks. He could be set to return for next weekend’s must-win clash with Everton, however, according to reliable insider ExWHUemployee.
The 29-year-old is vitally important to the Hammers.
The east London outfit desperately missed the former Nottingham Forest man’s pace and power when he was absent for three months through injury earlier on this season.
His return to the team gave West Ham an entirely different facet to their attacking play.
Unfortunately for Antonio and the Hammers, however, he suffered a recurrence of his hamstring injury after the game against Leicester on December 28th.
West Ham currently sit in 16th spot in the Premier League table, just two points clear of the drop zone. And Saturday’s home match against Everton is an absolute must-win, with games against Leicester City, Liverpool (twice), Manchester City, Chelsea, Arsenal and Tottenham all to come over the next two-and-a-half months.
Having Antonio back and available for the game against the Toffees would be a huge boost for the Hammers.
And Ex has claimed that West Ham are hopeful that the 29-year-old will be back fit for next weekend’s huge clash:
The hope is he will be available for the Everton game https://t.co/2FQIwy2Qnf
— ExWHUemployee (@ExWHUemployee) January 11, 2020
If that turns out to be true, West Ham fans will be absolutely delighted. As will David Moyes.