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16th Apr, 2018 | 9:25am

Insider: Massive West Ham injury boost, key duo fit for PL showdown v Stoke

West Ham United are set to welcome back Manuel Lanzini and Andy Carroll for the vist of Stoke City to the London Stadium in the Premier League on Monday night, according to a club insider.

ExWHUemployee, a reliable source of information on matters at the Hammers declared on Twitter that the two attackers have recovered from injury and are available for selection.

However, James Collins is out with a hamstring strain.

With Stoke second bottom in the league table, they will be vying for a victory to keep any hopes alive that they can sustain their place in the division.

Victory for the Hammers, could, depending on the scoreline push them up to 12th and all but mathematically secure their Premier League status.

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This is great news for the Hammers to have two of their most influential players back for the final few games of the season will undoubtedly be a boost and help push them on. The Argentinian attacker hasn’t featured since the start of March, while Carroll has endured yet another injury-ravaged campaign and hasn’t played a minute of first-team action since January. Should David Moyes hand the 29-year-old his first start in months it’s likely his inclusion will see Javier Hernandez drop down to the substitutes bench.

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