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West Ham's pre-season: in numbers

Filed: Monday, 6th August 2018
By: Staff Writer

Club captain Mark Noble clocked up nearly 500 minutes of on-field action during pre-season - featuring more than any other player in Manuel Pellegrini's squad.

The 31-year-old midfielder, who has clocked up more than 400 first team appearances for West Ham played in all seven of United's pre-season friendlies and was used by the new manager more than any other player.

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Noble narrowly edged out wide man Arthur Masuaku into second place, having played just three minutes more than the Frenchman - whilst Marko Arnautovic came in third, having played just 34 minutes less than Masuaku.

Arnautovic was also West Ham's leading goalscorer by a country mile, with five goals from six outings. No other player managed to score more than a single goal, a feat achieved by six other squad members, or produce more than one assist bar Noble with two.

Top 10 most utilised players
Numbers represent minutes on pitch during pre-season.

498: Mark Noble (7 apps)
495: Arthur Masuaku (7 apps)
461: Marko Arnautovic (6 apps)
422: Robert Snodgrass (7 apps)
405: Adrian (5 apps)
402: Issa Diop (7 apps)
402: Pedro Obiang (7 apps)
400: Angelo Ogbonna (6 apps)
325: Ryan Fredericks (5 apps)
307: Pablo Zabaleta (6 apps)

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All players stats: by position
Numbers represent minutes on pitch during pre-season.

405: Adrian (5 apps)
180: Lukasz Fabianski (2 apps)
45: Nathan Trott (1 app)

495: Arthur Masuaku (7 apps)
402: Issa Diop (7 apps)
400: Angelo Ogbonna (6 apps)
325: Ryan Fredericks (5 apps)
307: Pablo Zabaleta (6 apps)
251: Fabian Balbuena (4 apps)
76: Sam Byram (3 apps)
57: Aaron Cresswell (1 app)
56: Reece Oxford (2 apps)

498: Mark Noble (7 apps)
422: Robert Snodgrass (7 apps)
402: Pedro Obiang (7 apps)
299: Declan Rice (6 apps)
281: Jack Wilshere (5 apps)
178: Sead Haksabanovic (5 apps)
173: Andriy Yarmolenko (3 apps)
165: Felipe Anderson (3 apps)
164: Michail Antonio (3 apps)
129: Josh Cullen (6 apps)
115: Nathan Holland (3 apps)
104: Edimilson Fernandes (2 apps)
61: Martin Samuelsen (2 apps)
45: Marcus Browne (1 app)
45: Connor Coventry (1 app)
45: Cheikhou Kouyate (1 app)

461: Marko Arnautovic (6 apps)
107: Toni Martinez (5 apps)
90: Jordan Hugill (2 apps)
57: Javier Hernandez (1 apps)
45: Andy Carroll (1 apps)

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FC Winterthur 3-2 West Ham (Carroll, Noble (pen))
Wycombe 0-1 West Ham (Arnautovic)
Preston 2-2 West Ham (Arnautovic 2)
Aston Villa 1-3 West Ham (Antonio, Arnautovic, Snodgrass)
Ipswich 1-2 West Ham (Anderson, Arnautovic)
Mainz 1-1p West Ham (Martinez)
Angers 0-1 West Ham (Hernandez)


5: Marko Arnautovic
1: Felipe Anderson, Michail Antonio, Andy Carroll, Toni Martinez, Mark Noble, Robert Snodgrass


2: Mark Noble
1: Marko Arnautovic, Aaron Cresswell, Edi Fernandes, Ryan Fredericks, Sead Haksabanovic, Jordan Hugill, Arthur Masuaku, Jack Wilshere, Andriy Yarmolenko, Robert Snodgrass.

JP on: pre-season

John Phillips takes a look back over the pre-season campaign and asks "what have we learned" about the Hammers?

* Thanks to LeonRivers for compling the above statistics.

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