West Ham United boss Manuel Pellegrini is not for changing his mind as Norwich City come to the London Stadium this weekend.

West Ham got their first win of the season away at Watford last Saturday.

Manuel Pellegrini then made 10 changes to the side for the Carabao Cup tie at Newport County in midweek.

West Ham survived a few scares to eventually win comfortably.

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Pellegrini ain’t for changing after Watford win

But Pellegrini saw little that will sway him from making 10 changes for the visit of Norwich and reverting back to the team which started against Watford.

The likes of Roberto, Carlos Sanchez and Jack Wilshere put in decent performances.

But nobody really put pressure on Pellegrini with their display against the League Two side.


Michail Antonio may have replaced Andriy Yarmolenko as a starter but looks set for a lengthy spell out after injuring his hamstring early on against Newport.

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Norwich won’t be easy

Norwich will be no pushovers.

The Canaries have started the season in fearless fashion.

They were brave and attacked in numbers in a 4-1 defeat to Liverpool before beating Newcastle comfortably and putting in a superb performance in an unfortunate 3-2 defeat to Chelsea.

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10 Hammers to return

A much-changed Norwich side lost to Crawley in the cup in midweek as they too have all eyes on their Premier League game with the Hammers.

West Ham boss Pellegrini looks likely to go with the following line-up barring any injuries in training on Thursday or Friday.

Predicted West Ham XI to face Norwich:

Fabianski, Fredericks, Diop, Ogbonna, Masuaku, Rice, Noble, Lanzini, Yarmolenko, Anderson, Haller.

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