MICHAIL ANTONIO and Pablo Fornals each scored as West Ham eased to a 2-0 win over Atalanta to proceed their preparations for the brand new marketing campaign
The Hammers had been left down to only two first-choice gamers in the midst of their again line for the pleasant victory over the Serie A aspect.
Michail Antonio scored as West Ham beat Italian aspect AtalantaCredit: PA
Pablo Fornals additionally received on the scoresheet within the 2-0 win over the Serie A outfitCredit: Getty
Declan Rice performed his first 60 minutes of pre-season in opposition to AtalantaCredit: Rex
Declan Rice performed his first 60 minutes of pre-season and got here by means of unscathed, that means David Moyes will now haven’t any issues about beginning him in opposition to Newcastle.
And Stated Benrahma seems to have performed sufficient to be handed the playmaker function in opposition to Steve Bruce’s aspect as he seemed the most certainly to create something from West Ham.
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Benraham’s pretty management and volleyed move by means of to Michail Antonio was the distinction which allowed the striker to drive house the objective late within the first half.
And it was the Algerian’s diving header which was turned in by Pablo Fornals two minutes from time.
West Ham in the meantime are locked in talks with Fiorentina for Nikola Milenkovic as they appear to herald a centre-back earlier than the beginning of the brand new season.
And when Craig Dawson fell awkwardly on his head and wanted prolonged therapy their was panic on the face of boss Moyes – who’s already with out Angelo Ogbonna by means of harm.
There is no such thing as a room for any accidents at centre-back forward of subsequent week’s opener at Newcastle – so Moyes is determined for his board to achieve a cope with Fiorentina for the Serbian worldwide.
Milenkovic, 23, is simply valued at £14million by the Italian membership as a result of he’s approaching the ultimate 12 months of his contract – however the Hammers try to drive the value down.
Within the meantime Moyes is left praying neither Dawson or Issa Diop come to any hurt this week.
The Hammers no less than got here by means of their ultimate pre-season sport with out every other points, and they’ll have taken a lift be defeating a Champions League membership in Atalanta.
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