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Sakh back for another crack


Filed: Wednesday, 27th September 2017
By: Staff Writer


Diafra Sakho is set to make his first appearance at international level since 2015 after being named in the latest Senegal squad.

The 27-year-old West Ham forward missed the vast majority of last season, officially as a result of injury. However he has been involved in almost every one of United's games thus far this season - leading to a recall today from Les Lions boss Aliou Cissť.

Despite failing to play a full 90 minutes in any of his seven appearances thus far, Sakho has scored twice already this season - against Cheltenham and Bolton Wanderers in the Carabao Cup.

He has featured six times for Senegal previously and will be joined in the squad by fellow Hammer Cheikhou Kouyate, who will be hoping to make his 39th appearance at full international level when they tackle Cape Verde on 7 October.

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Sakho's back? Season stats

13 Aug: Man Utd (a) Pld 30 mins (replaced Fernandes)
19 Aug: Soton (a) Pld 22 mins (replaced Ayew)
23 Aug: Cheltenham (a): Pld 64 mins (replaced by Hernandez)
26 Aug: Newcastle (a): Pld 20 mins (replaced Ayew)

11 Sept: Huddersfield (h): Pld 8 mins (replaced Carroll)
16 Sept: West Brom (a): Pld 8 mins (replaced Caroll)
19 Sept: Bolton (h): Pld 70 mins (replaced by Hernandez)





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