Manuel Lanzini might not play once more this 12 months after it was confirmed the West Ham midfielder fractured his collarbone towards Burnley.
It capped off a depressing day for the Hammers, because the Clarets ended their very own poor run with a thumping win at Turf Moor.
Strikers Ashley Barnes and Chris Wooden celebrated their new contracts with a goal apiece in the 3-0 win, with Wooden having one other chalked off by VAR.
The third aim was a calamity for Hammers keeper Roberto, who was given a vote of confidence by Manuel Pellegrini on Thursday following criticism of his performances within the absence of the injured Lukasz Fabianski.
There is no such thing as a medical time period for a concern of corners however Roberto was all at sea all afternoon, with the nadir coming within the 54th minute when he pushed Ashley Westwood’s cross into his web for an personal aim.
Nonetheless, it could possibly be about to get even worse long-term for the Hammers after Lanzini was stretchered off.
The Argentina worldwide required oxygen after touchdown awkwardly and is now set for surgical procedure, doubtlessly ruling him out for at the least two months.
Lanzini will be part of Lukasz Fabianski within the therapy room, who is still recovering from a torn hip muscle. In his absence, West Ham are decidedly worse and reserve shot-stopper Roberto is struggling massively.
The Hammers misplaced as soon as from their opening six video games with Fabianski in aim. However for the reason that former Arsenal man limped off away at Bournemouth, they’ve picked up only one level and conceded a whopping 11 objectives.