The Athletic’s West Ham correspondent Roshane Thomas has claimed that Michail Antonio should be fine for Saturday’s trip to Liverpool.
The 30-year-old limped off injured during the Hammers’ clash with Manchester City on Saturday. And the same happened the week before away at Tottenham.
Many West Ham fans saw this coming.
With Antonio’s history of hamstring problems, it seemed to be just a matter of time before he suffered another injury.
David Moyes could very well be regretting the fact that he didn’t bring another centre-forward to the London Stadium during the summer transfer window.
It is what is is though. It is very likely that we will be without Antonio for Saturday’s trip to Anfield to take on Liverpool. Or is it?
Pleasant surprise for Hammers fans?
Roshane Thomas suggested that the 30-year-old could be fine for the game against Jurgen Klopp’s side, when speaking on the Athletic’s U Irons podcast last night:
“We should know by Thursday at the latest the extent of the injury. Whether it’s serious or whether he will miss just a game or two. The initial reaction is that he should be fine for Liverpool. But again, we’ll know more later.”
West Ham will have to be at their very best, if they are to have any chance whatsoever of beating Liverpool this weekend.
And having Antonio available selection really would be a huge boost to their chances of doing just that.
Let’s wait and see. We should find out today. Fingers crossed everyone!