West Ham happen to be handed a increase relating to Dimitri Payet’s recovery from an ankle injury.
West Ham manager Slaven Bilic says Dimitri Payet could feature against Liverpool early next month following recovering well from an ankle injury sustained in November.
The Frenchman was set for a three-month absence just after suffering the problem inside the 1-1 draw against Everton last month, obtaining been one of West Ham’s prime performers given that arriving from Marseille within the close-season.
Nonetheless, the 28-year-old has created a swift recovery from his injury and could push to function against Liverpool on January two.
“It is very good news that Dimitri Payet is ahead of schedule,” stated Bilic, whose side travel to Aston Villa on Saturday just before facing Southampton on Monday.
“He should train with us right after Villa and is using the fitness coaches now.
“He might be involved in the Liverpool game which would be a major increase for us. [Manuel] Lanzini is progressing [after a thigh injury] and can in all probability be readily available for the Southampton game.
“It appears like it will be the same squad [this weekend] as against Swansea, but we must have one particular or two back for Southampton.”