West Ham get massive hint that key attacker could return v Watford after Insider tweet
Marko Arnautovic has been spotted training with the West Ham United first team as he pushes for a return to the starting line-up.
The Austrian international was seen in a video released by the club which was uploaded to new signing Patrice Evra’s official Twitter account.
— Patrice Evra (@Evra) February 7, 2018
This comes after a tweet from a reliable source of West ham information that claimed the attacker was back ahead of schedule and could make the Watford game.
He has recovered well and is ahead of schedule. He could make the squad for Saturday but it’s not decided yet https://t.co/TXZdGC4L1t
— ExWHUemployee (@ExWHUemployee) February 6, 2018
Arnautovic has made 26 outings for David Moyes’ side this campaign and scored seven goals since his £20million move from Stoke City in the summer.
But he has not played since the 1-1 draw with Bournemouth on the 20th January after picking up a hamstring injury.
Despite a tricky start to life at the London Stadium, where he was lambasted by supporters for his lack of effort in the Claret and Blue shirt, the 28-year-old has come on leaps and bounds ever since and has been integral to the Hammers resurgence in form.
Both he and Manuel Lanzini have been sorely missed as Moyes has struggled to cope with a lack of attacking options and as a result, they have plummeted once more towards the bottom three.
However, it will be a huge boost to the Scottish manager if his Austrian international is on the brink of a return.
The Hornets come to the London Stadium just three points above the Hammers and equally in need of a victory.
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