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West Ham team news & predicted line-up vs Newcastle

In this piece, we take a look at the latest West Ham team news ahead of their upcoming Premier League clash with Newcastle.

West Ham head into the game having finally put an end to their dismal run of form with a win over fellow strugglers, Everton.

The Hammers are sat 16th in the Premier League with five wins from 20.

However, they have are likely to slip back into the bottom three when they face a high-flying Newcastle on Saturday.

Predicted West Ham line-up vs Newcastle

West Ham team news vs Newcastle

Maxwel Cornet has been injured since early October. David Moyes gave this update on the Ivorian on January 10: “I’ve not asked how his injection went, and they’ve not come and told me. I’ll need to check. He’s been to Paris to get an injection to try to free up the fibres and the tendons.”

Elsewhere, new signing Danny Ings and Gianluca Scamacca are both doubts vs Newcastle. The pair have had knee trouble and have both received injections but their involvement on Saturday is still touch and go.

Kurt Zouma is also expected to miss the clash with a thigh injury picked up last week: “Kurt has got a [quad] injury. He overstretched, which we think has tweaked it. His thigh has swollen up badly at the top, so we think there is a small tear.”

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Josh Barker

Middlesbrough fan from the North East of England. @JoshBarker979 on Twitter.

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