By Jack Cunningham

18th Nov, 2021 | 6:10pm

West Ham pay for private jet for Michail Antonio

David Sullivan has paid £100,000 of his own money to ensure Michail Antonio is back and ready to play for West Ham.

Sky Sports report that Antonio was due to return to the UK today, and he should take part in training tomorrow after he was flown in.

Antonio scored his first two goals for Jamaica, including a stunning strike against the USA, and the Hammers have decided not to take any risks, and hopefully, he will be involved on Saturday.

Fair play to Sullivan for forking out the money to ensure that David Moyes has the 31-year-old back and is ready to play against Wolves.

Big news for the Irons.

Now, it remains to be seen if Moyes decides to play Antonio on Saturday, but given that he was flown back on a private jet, you would think that he will be involved, or Sullivan might not be too happy!

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Either way, it was great to see the club be proactive with this situation and do everything they could to ensure that Antonio was back in time for the game on Saturday.

He will even get one day of training in, which is brilliant, and it would be great to see him on the pitch on Saturday as the Irons look to build on their superb start to the season.

Antonio hasn’t scored in his last two league games, but maybe his newfound international goalscoring form will see him get back on the goal train for his club.

Certainly, it will be fascinating to see if Antonio plays on Saturday or not, but Sullivan has given him a chance at least.

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