West Ham United have been training ahead of their clash with Brighton on Saturday.

The Hammers are looking to get their season up and running after the opening weekend humbling by Manchester City.

West Ham got the new Premier League campaign off to a poor start yet again as they were thrashed 5-0 at home by the defending champions.

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‘Our season starts now’

Manuel Pellegrini takes his West Ham side on the road looking to restore some pride.

The manager told the press ahead of the game West Ham’s season starts now’ (Sky Sports).

And he was putting his players through their paces in training on Thursday before making the trip to the coast.

Pictures from the session at Rush Green will interest Hammers fans as they raise a number of talking points.

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Pictures show missing man all smiles in training

Andriy Yarmolenko, who somewhat mysteriously missed the season opener sparking fears he was injured, was spotted looking happy as he was all smiles taking part in full training.

Pellegrini was pictured getting to know deadline day striker signing Albian Ajeti.

The Swiss forward’s fellow deadline day arrival Goncalo Cardoso was also captured on camera in training with his new teammates.

There was a welcome sight in the form of captain Mark Noble taking part in the session after injury.

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Gallery of pictures from West Ham’s pre-Brighton training session

But there was no sign of Jack Wilshere, who Pellegrini insisted in his news conference is not injured again.

Record signing Sebastien Haller and Felipe Anderson were also not featured in any of the images. Pellegrini has since revealed both are injury doubts for Brighton.

 

The Chilean was already expected to make two changes to the side to face Brighton, read full story here.

Both players expected to come into the starting XI, Arthur Masuaku and Pablo Fornals, were also pictured in training.

Now he could make more with the news on Haller and Anderson.

Here are a selection of images from West Ham’s pre-Brighton training session.

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