West Ham injury boost! Key duo set to face Aston Villa

first_img Diafra Sakho West Ham duo Winston Reid and Diafra Sakho will be available to face Aston Villa in the Premier League at Upton Park on Saturday.Reid was forced to leave the field early during the 2-2 draw against Stoke last weekend and there were fears the influential defender had suffered a serious injury.But the New Zealand international only sustained a dead leg and will be ready to resume training later in the week.Sakho was also forced to miss the game at the Britannia Stadium with a shoulder injury he picked up in the last home victory over Manchester City.West Ham’s leading marksman had a scan last week which showed no dislocation and he was able to start training again on Monday.The club’s Head of Medical and Sports Science, Stijn Vandenbroucke, confirmed both players will be ready to face Villa this weekend.Vandenbroucke, speaking on West Ham’s website, said: “Winston came out of the game with a dead leg. He did not train on Monday but will train later in the week and will be available for the game on Saturday.“Diafra ran individually on Monday at Chadwell Heath and will also be available for the game.” 1last_img

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