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Arnautovic and Antonio injured, says Pellegrini


Filed: Saturday, 25th August 2018
By: Staff Writer


Marko Arnautovic and Michail Antonio are both doubtful for next weekend's Premier League clash against Wolverhampton Wanderers after being substituted with injuries during today's defeat at Arsenal.

Arnautovic, who scored West Ham's only goal in today's reversal was replaced just ahead of the hour mark after pulling up with what appeared to be a hamstring problem.

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Meanwhile Antonio, who missed most of last season with injury was also replaced - by former Gunner Lucas Perez - four minutes later, giving Manuel Pellegrini a headache ahead of next week's vital Premier League clash.

Although he failed to go into specific detail, Pellegrini confirmed that both were replaced having taken knocks.

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"Unfortunately we have two injuries with Arnautovic and Antonio, who were playing very well," he told Sky Sports after the game. "But I don't think we can link the defeat to one player's injury.

West Ham face Wimbledon in the Carabao Cup on Tuesday - a match in which both were unlikely to feature anyway - before welcoming the Premier League new boys at STratford next weekend.

You can hear more from the manager here.





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