West Ham: David Moyes plays down fears over Jesse Lingard’s fitness after Newcastle defeat 

David Moyes performs down fears over Jesse Lingard’s health after West Ham star hobbled off throughout defeat by Newcastle as Hammers boss insists ‘it was simply cramp’ amid harm pile-up at top-four hopefuls

  • David Moyes has performed down harm issues to star man Jesse Lingard 
  • The West Ham star, 28, hobbled off in the direction of the top of the defeat at Newcastle  
  • Moyes insists that Lingard was struggling cramp and it was ‘nothing critical’ 
  • The Hammers are within the midst of an harm disaster with star performers out 

David Moyes has performed down fears over Jesse Lingard’s health after the West Ham star picked up a knock throughout Saturday’s defeat at Newcastle.

Lingard, 28, has been in sensational type for the Hammers since arriving from Manchester United on mortgage in January, and added to his tally at St James’ Park with a penalty to make it 9 objectives for Moyes’ facet this season.

However, the Englishman was seen hobbling off within the latter levels of the sport in Tyneside to the priority of West Ham followers amid an harm pile-up on the east London membership.

David Moyes has allayed fears over Jesse Lingard’s health after he hobbled off at Newcastle

The 28-year-old came off in the final knockings of the defeat to Steve Bruce's side on Saturday

The 28-year-old got here off within the remaining knockings of the defeat to Steve Bruce’s facet on Saturday

The Hammers have misplaced Declan Rice and Michail Antonio to knee and hamstring accidents respectively, whereas Angelo Ogbonna and Andriy Yarmolenko have additionally been sidelined with knocks.

Therefore an harm to Lingard would deal an additional heavy blow to Moyes’ hopes of clinching a exceptional high 4 end forward of Chelsea, Liverpool and Spurs.

The Scot has insisted, although, that the issue suffered by Lingard was ‘nothing critical’ following their setback in opposition to Steve Bruce’s strugglers.

‘I feel it was simply cramp, I do not assume it was something critical,’ Moyes advised reporters after the sport.  ‘I feel the one factor about Jesse, Jesse is a very match boy.

However, Moyes insists that 'it was just cramp' in a bid to play down concerns over Lingard

However, Moyes insists that ‘it was simply cramp’ in a bid to minimize issues over Lingard

Declan Rice has been out since returning from England duty with a knee problem

Michail Antonio underwent scans concerning a hamstring issue last week

The Hammers have been hit by accidents to key stars Declan Rice (L) and Michail Antonio (R)

‘He desires to play. I feel I push all my gamers exhausting, Jesse is not any completely different. He will not get any favoured remedy – actually not for a Scotsman going into the Euros! We’re actually happy with him.’

Moyes can be with out defender Craig Dawson for the go to of high 4 rivals Chelsea subsequent week, after the 30-year-old was despatched off within the first half of Saturday’s recreation.

The Englishman has been imperious for the Hammers since being given an opportunity by Moyes within the again 4, profitable 10 and drawing three of the 17 high flight video games he has performed for West Ham.

Dawson’s mortgage transfer from Championship facet Watford can be made everlasting this summer season, with the defender’s fifteenth Premier League look for the membership triggering a £2m obligation to buy him within the subsequent switch window. 

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