West Ham secured an impressive victory in midweek after sweeping Cardiff City aside at the London Stadium with a 3-1 win, following on from their triumph against Newcastle United at the weekend.
Back-to-back wins for the first time in the Premier League this season have increased the confidence in East London heading into a busy festive season, although not all of the news emerging from the club is positive.
The Hammers have seen summer signing Jack Wilshere suffer another injury setback after missing the clash with the Bluebirds and Manuel Pellegrini confirmed the latest problem for the England international after the match.
Since signing on a free transfer from Arsenal in the summer, Wilshere has played just five times in the Premier League for Pellegrini’s side and has a lot of work to do to prove himself to the supporters – who are growing increasingly frustrated.
Many took to social media to react to the latest update and we have gathered some of their responses below.
To be fair, he did play for about 10mins against Newcastle. Plenty of time to pick up a new injury. Just waiting for announcement that Carroll picked up an injury last night, he played at least 5mins. ????
— Russell Kirby (@rustyk1971) December 5, 2018
Is anybody surprised?
— Mark (@ElvinWestside) December 5, 2018
I’d cancel his contract in January and pre contract Ramsey
— neil anderson (@Neilanderson810) December 5, 2018
The guy gets injured just thinking about playing football
— Jed (@Jed_rg) December 5, 2018
Straight after he claimed he was a £100m player!!! #jokes
— Lord Irons (COYI) (@Lord_Irons) December 5, 2018
The new Carroll even before the old Carroll is history; such a West Ham signing.
— HM Iron (@TheHeadmaster1) December 5, 2018
What happened? Did the kit man forget the bubble wrap
— Tack Hammer (@tack_hammer) December 5, 2018
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