London - West Ham United face being without on-loan
attacking midfielder Manuel Lanzini for six weeks due to a thigh injury, the
club revealed on Tuesday.
"West Ham United can confirm that Manuel Lanzini could
be ruled out for up to six weeks with a quadriceps injury," the Premier
League club said on their website.
"Lanzini underwent a scan on Monday and will now begin
a period of rehabilitation, which is expected to keep him out of first-team
action for a period of up to six weeks."
Also read: Lanzini joins West Ham on loan
Lanzini, 22, joined West Ham on a season-long loan from
Emirati side Al-Jazira in July and has scored four goals in his 12 league appearances
The Argentine's absence is the latest injury blow for West
Ham manager Slaven Bilic, who is already without playmaker Dimitri Payet
(ankle) and strikers Diafra Sakho (thigh) and Enner Valencia (ankle).
Winger Victor Moses, meanwhile, is awaiting the results of a
scan on a hamstring problem.For
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