Text  Larger | Smaller | Default

NewsNow

Arnautovic not a doubt for Wolves game!


Filed: Thursday, 30th August 2018
By: Staff Writer


There was some confusion this morning regarding Marko Arnautovic's availability for this weekend's Premier League visit of Wolves.

Sky Sports initially ran with a story, which was briefly reproduced here on KUMB, proclaiming that the Austrian was unavailable for the Wolves match having failed to recover from a knee injury he picked up against Arsenal last weekend.

However Pellegrini specifically stated during Thursday's press conference that the Austrian has "no problems" as a result of the knock, which led to him being substituted during the second half of West Ham's 3-1 defeat.

The confusion appears to have arisen from a question during today's press conference in which a journalist enquired whether Arnautovic would be "out on Saturday" - to which Pellegrini replied: "Yes, yes" - before adding: "He has no problems, from Tuesday he has been working."

Embed from Getty Images


Pellegrini's full comments regarding Arnautovic were as follows:

"Marko has a small problem behind his knee. In the last game [against Arsenal] he was not comfortable to play the final minutes but he has passed all the examinations with the doctor and from Tuesday he has worked all week with no problems."

And when subsequently asked whether the club's leading goalscorer would therefore be unavailable for Saturday's match, Pellegrini replied as per above - presumably indicating that he WILL be available!





Related News

   arrow   In brief - Friday's news round-up [16th Nov 2018]
   arrow   Arnautovic ready to leave West Ham? [14th Nov 2018]
   arrow   West Ham lead and trail for the same time [13th Nov 2018]
   arrow   In brief - Thursday's news round-up [8th Nov 2018]
   arrow   Arnie in for double date [7th Nov 2018]
   arrow   In brief - Monday's news round-up [5th Nov 2018]
   arrow   In brief - Thursday's news round-up [1st Nov 2018]
   arrow   In brief - Friday's news round-up [26th Oct 2018]
   arrow   West Ham top PL table - for injuries [22nd Oct 2018]
   arrow   In brief - Friday's news round-up [19th Oct 2018]



Your Comments


Please note that this section is for comments relating to the above news item only. Any off-topic or abusive posts will be removed. Posts including either links and/or foul language are automatically filtered and will not be published. To engage in further discussion on any of our news stories, visit the KUMB Forums.

Not a member of the KUMB Forums? You may register for free membership here.

comments powered by Disqus
 
News Image




On This Day ...

One Year Ago
KUMB tops West Ham list
Knees up Mother Brown was the web's most visited West Ham-related website i...more
Three Years Ago
Oh no - it's Taylor for Tottenham!
Anthony Taylor has been named as the referee for West Ham United's big London derby at Tottenham thi...more
Five Years Ago
Ladies round-up
Dave Maslen takes a look at the weekend action involving our various Ladies teams......more