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Bournemouth V West Ham – Match Preview And Predicted XI Plus Betting Odds

West Ham will have Javier Hernandez back fit and available to start for this weekend’s game against Bournemouth.

The Mexican international hasn’t featured for the Hammers since the 2-0 home defeat to Watford in December due to hamstring and back problems.

Marko Arnautovic still remains a West Ham player despite the interest from the Far East and is expected to be part of the matchday squad that travels to the Vitality Stadium.

Fabian Balbuena (knee), Jack Wilshere (ankle), Manuel Lanzini (knee) Andriy Yarmolenko (Achilles), Carlos Sanchez and Winston Reid (both knee) are still out of contention.

Manager Manuel Pellegrini has confirmed Ryan Fredericks (shin) is back in light training but he isn’t expected to play a part against the Cherries.

For Eddie Howe’s side, Callum Wilson could return after being left out against Everton last week due to a hamstring strain.

New £19m signing Dominic Solanke is not expected to make his debut before the end of the month because of a hamstring issue so the former Liverpool striker won’t be in contention for this match.

Lewis Cook and captain Simon Francis are both out with anterior cruciate ligament injuries and won’t play again this season.

Bournemouth are slight favourites at the Bookies with Betfair having them at 6/4. A draw is 13/5 at Sky Bet while a West Ham win is 19/10 at William Hill.

West Ham’s Predicted XI To Face Bournemouth:

Fabianski, Zabaleta, Diop, Ogbonna, Cresswell, Nasri, Rice, Noble, Anderson, Hernandez, Arnautovic

Bournemouth’s Predicted XI:

Begovic, Clyne, Cook, Ake, Daniels, Brooks, Gosling, Lerma, Fraser, King, Wilson

Predicted Score – 2-2