Manuel Pellegrini said at his media conference ahead of the 1-1 draw at Leicester on Saturday that he hoped the Spaniard, 26, would return against Tottenham. My thoughts are more about his injury than about the game.
The makeshift right back lay on the ground in agony in the closing stages of the match, and it was immediately apparent that the player had suffered a very serious injury, as he received oxygen on the pitch before being stretchered off.
The Hammers took the lead through Fabian Balbuena's header in the 30th minute, but were reduced to ten men when Mark Noble was sent off for a risky challenge on Wilfried Ndidi only eight minutes later.
That was about as good as it got for Leicester in the first half as West Ham, who started the game tardily, improved and took control.
'He has stomach problems, we will see if he can come back.
Excluding Vardy from the starting line-up could prove to have disastrous consequences for Puel, and is unlikely to go down well with the club's supporters who have witnessed their club lose four of their last six top-flight games. I am happy the way the team is playing.
Roberto Pereyra scored a goal of the season contender for Watford, as they beat Huddersfield 3-0, a result, which means the Terriers drop to the bottom of the table. "But for the moment, I can't give my opinion because I haven't seen the action".