West Ham manager Manuel Pellegrini has confirmed that Lukasz Fabianski will miss the next three months with a hip injury. The Poland international had to be taken off in the first half against Bournemouth last weekend.
The 34-year-old may need surgery to ensure his recovery goes as expected but the club will be talking with specialists over the coming days in order to make a decision.
Pellegrini also revealed that Jack Wilshere missed a day of training due to a knock but he will be in the squad to face Crystal Palace on Saturday. Michail Antonio (hamstring) and Winston Reid (fitness) remain out of contention.
West Ham’s Predicted XI To Face Palace:
Roberto, Fredericks, Diop, Ogbonna, Cresswell, Noble, Rice, Yarmolenko, Lanzini, Anderson, Haller
Eagles boss Roy Hodgson has just one injury concern heading into the match at the London Stadium. Mamadou Sakho missed the 2-0 win against Norwich City last time out due to a slight knock but it’s not known whether he’ll be back this weekend.
Crystal Palace’s Predicted XI:
Guaita, Ward, Kelly, Cahill, van Aanholt, Townsend, McArthur, Milivojevic, Kouyate, Zaha, Ayew
The bookmakers have West Ham as the favourites to get the three points. They are 21/20 at Betfair for the win with a draw priced at 13/5 with Bet365. A victory for Palace is 29/10 at 888 Sport.
Predicted Score – 3-2 to West Ham