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Lanzini set for first team return

Filed: Thursday, 15th February 2018
By: Staff Writer

Manuel Lanzini has confirmed that he will be back in contention for a first team berth soon.

The Argentina international has been sidelined for a number of weeks but is expecting to return to regular training bext week - meaning that he could be in contention for a place in the starting XI against Liverpool the following weekend.

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"Iím feeling good," Lanzini told West Ham's website. "My injury is getting better every day and Iím expect to be back very soon. Iím training every day, hard, and I expect to be back with the team next week."

Lanzini sustained his latest injury an hour into the 1-1 draw with Bournemouth at the Olympic Stadium last month. He has made 20 appearances for West Ham this season, scoring three goals.

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