Team News: Manager offers West Ham United fitness update ahead of Premier League opener

Team News: Manager offers West Ham United fitness update ahead of Premier League opener

Manager David Moyes says the bulk of his squad have a clear invoice of well being ahead of West Ham United’s first Premier League sport of the season this weekend.

The Irons make their longest journey of the season on the opening weekend of 2021/22, travelling some 283 miles to St James’ Park to kick off their marketing campaign in opposition to Newcastle United on Sunday afternoon.

And following a formidable pre-season that has seen the Irons go unbeaten and win 5 of their seven fixtures, Moyes was largely constructive within the fitness information he gave at pre-match press convention. 

In the principle, I’ve bought knocks and niggles right here and there, however hopefully all people can be okay

David Moyes

While updates on harm considerations centred on the recoveries of Angelo Ogbonna – coming back from a hamstring harm – and Manuel Lanzini, who missed the ultimate pre-season win over Atalanta, by and enormous Moyes was pleased with the provision of his squad for the sport.

“I’ve bought a pair [of injury concerns],” he mentioned. “Angelo Ogbonna had a hamstring harm he picked up in opposition to Celtic. He’s again in some kind of coaching. 

“Manuel Lanzini’s had a bit bit of a groin downside so we’re hoping he’ll be okay, however he’s again round it as nicely.

“In the principle, I’ve bought knocks and niggles right here and there, however hopefully all people can be okay.”

Moyes additionally acknowledged that he hopes so as to add to his West Ham United squad earlier than the shut of the summer time switch window ought to the proper chance come up.

“I by no means speak about gamers at different golf equipment as a result of it’s not what you do while you’re a supervisor,” the supervisor noticed.

“We try so as to add to the squad if we will. We’ve had, and we’ve bought, some offers in for individuals, however not the whole lot is coming to fruition.  We’ll do our greatest so as to add to the squad earlier than the shut of the window.” 

 

https://www.whufc.com/news/articles/2021/august/13-august/team-news-manager-offers-west-ham-united-fitness-update-ahead

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