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‘Huge’ ‘It’s Looking So Good for West Ham’ – Fans On Social Media Delighted As Star Makes Comeback For U23s

West Ham defender Fabian Balbuena made his long-awaited comeback from a knee injury as he started for the Under 23s against Blackburn Rovers last night.

The Hammers lost 3-1 on the night but the Paraguayan would have been delighted to get back on the pitch.

Supporters on Twitter were happy to see Balbuena’s return to action:

The 27-year-old has been out since December after undergoing surgery on a knee problem. In his absence, though, Angelo Ogbonna has developed a good partnership with Issa Diop at the heart of West Ham’s defence.

Since Balbuena’s last game in the 2-0 home defeat to Watford before Christmas, the Hammers have played 11 games in the league, conceding 14 goals.

In that run, they let in just two goals in games against Arsenal, Liverpool and Manchester City, coming out with four points out of nine against those ‘big six’ clubs.

Balbuena may, therefore, have to wait for his chance to get back into the starting eleven.