West Ham supervisor David Moyes has confirmed that Edimilson Fernandes may have surgical procedure on his ankle downside, with cowl prone to be introduced in through the January window.
The Swiss midfielder has solely made 9 appearances in all competitions for the Hammers this season and hasn’t performed because the 2-1 defeat to Manchester Metropolis at first of December.
Moyes, writing in his Evening Standard column, mentioned:
“We’re okay with ahead gamers however, towards Arsenal, we had no midfielders on the bench and Edimilson Fernandes may have surgical procedure on an ankle downside.
“Cowl could also be a precedence in January.”
Fernandes moved to West Ham in August 2016, after a £5.7m deal was agreed with former membership FC Sion.
West Ham already tried to enhance their midfield final summer time with a transfer for Sporting’s William Carvalho, however the £22m transfer did not materialise.
West Ham at present sit 15th within the Premier League desk, following a lower than spectacular begin to the season, which noticed former supervisor Slaven Bilic sacked in early November.
Moyes did not point out any particular targets, however mentioned he would work with the membership with reference to anybody the membership officers had in thoughts.
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