Date: 13th September 2018 at 7:00am
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When Manuel Lanzini picked up a knee injury whilst on international duty, our hearts sunk when the severity of that injury was revealed.

Thankfully, the Argentine, who missed the World Cup, is back on the road to recovery and has returned to the Hammers training ground to complete his rehabilitation.

Now, whether Lanzini, if fit, could have helped the side avoid the awful start they’re currently enduring is up for debate.

But, suffice to say, I doubt whether we’d have fared any worse, if that were remotely possible.

Following the club posting the latest update on social media, the Hammers support were quick champion the Argentine:

We certainly do, the side has looked bereft of inspiration at times this season and Lanzini’s presence, once fit, could help our season turn around.

However, one pessimist had to have the last laugh when he posted:

Now, surely things won’t get that bad, will they?