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Arnie out until 2019


Filed: Thursday, 6th December 2018
By: Staff Writer


Marko Arnautovic has been ruled out until the new year after picking up a hamstring against Cardiff last night.

The Austrian international will miss the entire Xmas period after being disgnosed with a hamstring injury that will keep him sidelined until the New Year.

The news was confirmed on Thursday lunchtime by Manuel Pellegrini, who admitted that Arnautovic's loss was another huge blow.

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"We know how important Marko is for our team," said Pellegrini. "We have too many players injured in a month that we have to play seven games and then in January, six more games.

"But I always have the same answer - we have a squad and it is a chance for another player to demonstrate why they are here."

Earlier the club's leading goalscorer thanked his Instagram followers for their support since Tuesday night. "Lets go - I will do everything to be back for my team West Ham," he wrote in one message.

"Thank you so much for all your messages. I will be out for a while but will do everything to come back strong and quick".





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