By Pranav Shahaney

14th Feb, 2022 | 10:09pm

West Ham defender Arthur Masuaku could be out for season

West Ham defender Arthur Masuaku could be ruled out for the rest of the season, according to ExWHUemployee.

The left-back has missed the last few games through a knee injury and it has been due to him playing on hard pitches while on international duty.

It’s understood that there are experts who will be looking into it and he may not even feature again for the Hammers this term.

Speaking on the West Ham Way Podcast, Ex said, “Masuaku hasn’t featured because of a knee injury which they say is caused from playing on hard pitches.

“He’s got his ongoing knee injury which needs to be investigated by experts whether he can play. He might even be ruled out for the rest of the season, but I don’t know yet.”

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While Masuaku may not be the first choice and not David Moyes’ go to option when everyone’s fit, he does offer some strength in depth.

With no January signings, Hammers’ squad appears to be as thin as ever and the manager would need reinforcements of any kind.

Aaron Cresswell is on the wrong side of 30 and his performances have declined of late.

This means that Masuaku, even if Moyes wants him to play, may not be available for selection.

The Congo international has been labelled “unbelievable” in the past by Slaven Bilic, and is a good option to have on the bench as he can play as left-back as well as a left winger.

We’re hoping that the initial verdict is a lot worse than what his actual problem is and that he’ll be back within a few weeks.

In other West Ham news, the club are set to sell a ‘Shocking’ player and rope in his replacement this summer

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