West Ham supporters, please read Lucas Paqueta’s Instagram post before Saturday’s game against Crystal Palace, he’s back!
West Ham’s match against Crystal Palace at the London Stadium this afternoon will go ahead with Lucas Paqueta on the field.
The Hammers might potentially return to the top 10 with three points this afternoon versus Palace.
But the Eagles are not to be underestimated, as Patrick Vieira has put together a formidable squad in the previous year.
David Moyes will need his top players healthy and available if West Ham is to win.
Lucas Paqueta is one such person. Due to a shoulder injury sustained in our draw with Southampton, the Brazilian has been absent for the last three weeks for the Hammers.
As for Paqueta, he seems to be back and raring to go.
West Ham’s Lucas Paqueta is all set to face Crystal Palace
The 25-year-absence old’s has been felt greatly, notably by Gianluca Scamacca, who has had little support in his absence over the previous three weeks.
Yes, Paqueta is the one who sets us off. And with him sitting comfortably behind Scamacca, we’re a lot more menacing.
The Brazilian said last night on Instagram that he will be available for today’s match against Crystal Palace:
To wit: “I’m back, and I’m prepared.”
That’s fantastic news.
We need Paqueta to stay healthy for the rest of the season if we want to challenge for a top-seven finish in the Premier League this year with West Ham.
We also need his top performance level from him.
The Hammers would be in a good position going into the World Cup break with wins over Crystal Palace and Leicester.
It would be fantastic if Moyes’s team won today, but we’d settle for a thrilling performance from them any way.
Unfortunately, this season has not provided us with enough of those.
The return of Lucas Paqueta is a huge boost for West Ham in their match against Crystal Palace.
Now that the Brazilian is well again, our goal is to win the match by a score of 2-1.
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