Search

West Ham wait for Kouyate update

13:10 17 February 2015

West Ham United's Cheikhou Kouyate gestures to the away fans following their FA Cup loss against West Brom (pic: Nick Potts/PA)

West Ham United's Cheikhou Kouyate gestures to the away fans following their FA Cup loss against West Brom (pic: Nick Potts/PA)

PA Wire/Press Association Images

Senegal international suffered injury during training this morning

West Ham United are waiting to find out the extent of an injury suffered by Cheikhou Kouyate during training this morning.

The Senegal international was reported to have suffered an arm injury at Chadwell Heath, but the club refused to comment until they had received medical confirmation.

The former Anderlecht ace has been excellent since signing in the summer and has made 22 appearances for the Hammers this campaign.

He starred in the 1-1 draw with Manchester United recently, scoring a stunning goal and has impressed in central defence over the past few matches.

Kouyate has only just returned from the African Cup of Nations and Sam Allardyce will hope his injury isn’t serious.

Although no prognosis has been forthcoming yet, he could be doubtful for this weekend’s derby with Tottenham Hotspur at White Hart Lane.

A serious injury to the midfielder would be a blow for Allardyce as he looks to maintain momentum in the Premier League, but with Winston Reid and James Collins set to return against Spurs he will have plenty of options in defence should Kouyate be ruled out of Sunday’s clash.

0 comments

Welcome , please leave your message below.

Optional - JPG files only
Optional - MP3 files only
Optional - 3GP, AVI, MOV, MPG or WMV files
Comments

Please log in to leave a comment and share your views with other Barking and Dagenham Post visitors.

We enable people to post comments with the aim of encouraging open debate.

Only people who register and sign up to our terms and conditions can post comments. These terms and conditions explain our house rules and legal guidelines.

Comments are not edited by Barking and Dagenham Post staff prior to publication but may be automatically filtered.

If you have a complaint about a comment please contact us by clicking on the Report This Comment button next to the comment.

Not a member yet?

Register to create your own unique Barking and Dagenham Post account for free.

Signing up is free, quick and easy and offers you the chance to add comments, personalise the site with local information picked just for you, and more.

Sign up now

Latest Barking and Dagenham Sports News

08:00

Daggers keeper set to start against Rebels

With the big clash coming up on Sunday, we look at those who have played for both teams and rank them accordingly

Yesterday, 15:00

Daggers loanee had brief spell with Rebels last season

Yesterday, 11:46

The club will meet with the British Speedway Promoters Association to discuss terms

Yesterday, 11:15

Dereham Town beaten in ESFA Elite Schools & Colleges Cup

Yesterday, 10:30

Blues set to face Robins on Saturday, looking to keep striker quiet

Yesterday, 09:30

Venue offering seasonal packages to keep golfers in the swing

Yesterday, 08:30

Daggers coach hopes match against Worthing marks start of successful campaign

Newsletter Sign Up

Most read sport

HOT JOBS

Show Job Lists

Competitions

Cosmetics, toiletries, vitamins and more. Boots is the number one choice when it comes to purchasing daily essentials.

If you’re obsessed with Apple or just love a good gadget, this is a prize that will blow you away! An incredible £3,333 to spend on Apple goodies! How would you like to be the proud new owner of the Apple Watch?

Digital Edition

cover

Enjoy the
Barking and Dagenham Post
e-edition today

Subscribe

Education and Training

cover

Read the
Education and Training
e-edition today

Read Now