West Ham midfielder Declan Rice is ready on damage information on a knee drawback that would threaten his place on the Euros in the summertime.
The England midfielder will miss Monday night time’s conflict with Wolves, with a spot within the high 4 on provide to the Hammers in the event that they win, however there are fears that Rice’s knee damage may curtail his season and damage his Euro 2020 hopes.
Rice has taken his sport to the subsequent stage in 2020/21 and has develop into an more and more essential participant for England. His kind is likely one of the main explanation why West Ham are competing for a attainable Champions League place at this late stage of the marketing campaign.
However there now seems to be a nervous wait to find out the severity of a knee damage the 22-year-old suffered whereas on worldwide obligation with England final week.
The Telegraph writes that Rice has been carrying a protecting brace since dealing with Poland within the final of England’s three internationals final month, with West Ham medical workers ready for the swelling to go down and for scan outcomes to return by means of.
Rice is hoping the issue gained’t finish his season prematurely and it’s stated there are preliminary fears he may miss round 4 weeks whereas his knee recovers. That might no less than imply a return to health earlier than the tip of the Premier League marketing campaign, which may very well be essential to West Ham’s European prospects. He would even be again greater than a month earlier than England’s first Euro 2020 sport.
Nevertheless, worst case situation is a lengthier layoff and surgical procedure, ending Rice’s season instantly and virtually actually additionally killing his possibilities of being obtainable for England this summer time.
Both manner, he gained’t be on the pitch as West Ham look to make the most of Chelsea’s surprising slip up on Saturday once they have been thrashed 5-2 at residence by a struggling West Brom facet.
The Hammers fell to seventh within the Premier League desk over the weekend, dropping under Liverpool and Tottenham, however three factors towards Wolves at Molineux on Monday night time would see them leapfrog each golf equipment and Chelsea into the highest 4.
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