Football.London understand Edimilson Fernandes has been sent for a scan on what is a suspected sprained ankle as the Hammers squad gets stretched to breaking point.
The Swiss midfielder looks set for a stint on the sidelines following the problem, with the club now awaiting results on the scan but we’re told it is “looks like” the ankle is sprained, we don’t yet know how severely.
Fernandes had featured in all three Premier League games so far this season but had struggled to find any sort of form as the Hammers slumped to three straight defeats.
With West Ham already having a pretty thin squad as it is, this latest injury setback will not be music to the ears of Slaven Bilic, who is already suffering availability issues ahead of the Premier League clash with Huddersfield next Monday.
Andre Ayew has picked up a thigh injury while on international duty with Ghana and isn’t going to feature in their World Cup qualifier this week and is therefore a doubt for the Huddersfield game, while the Hammers are also sweating on the fitness of Manuel Lanzini after he pulled out of the Argentina squad with a knee issue.