ummer signing Nayef Aguerd is in competition to make his full West Ham debut towards Leeds in the present day after recovering from sickness.
Kurt Zouma, nonetheless, stays injured.
Zouma underwent knee surgical procedure through the World Cup break after limping off early within the Hammers’ defeat to Leicester again in November and whereas David Moyes has confirmed the French defender’s restoration goes properly, he is not going to be match to characteristic at Elland Highway.
Aguerd, in the meantime, has made only one league look thus far in his Hammers profession, as an alternative to the injured Zouma within the aforementioned Foxes conflict.
The centre-back, signed from Rennes final summer season, suffered an ankle harm in pre-season however recovered in time to excel for Morocco on the World Cup.
Nonetheless, the 26-year-old struggled with sickness and a minor harm in Qatar, which meant he has taken time to get again on top of things on his return to east London.
“[Aguerd] is getting himself back at the moment and he’s getting himself back ready,” Moyes stated. “He picked up a virus when he was at the World Cup and he picked up an injury, wich didn’t help either, just before the semi-final.
“He’s back training and has been building himself up here.”
Predicted West Ham XI (4-2-3-1): Fabianski; Kehrer, Aguerd, Dawson, Cresswell; Soucek, Rice; Bowen, Paqueta, Benrahma; Scamacca.
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