Defensive doubts for Hammers

Defenders Winston Reid and Guy Demel are West Ham’s main injury concerns ahead of their Premier League clash with Southampton on Sunday.

Defensive doubts for Hammers

Defenders Winston Reid and Guy Demel are West Ham’s main injury concerns ahead of their Premier League clash with Southampton on Sunday.

Reid (back) and Demel (thigh) will have to prove their fitness ahead of the match, while the Hammers will also be without Ricardo Vaz Te who has had surgery on his dislocated shoulder.

Andy Carroll came through England duty unscathed and is expected to start up front, while Raphael Spiegel will back up Jussi Jaaskelainen in goal, with Stephen Henderson beginning his three-month loan with Ipswich.

Provisional Squad: Jaaskelainen, McCartney, Collins, Noble, Jarvis, Diame, Nolan, Carroll, O’Neil, Benayoun, Maiga, Cole, Spence, Diarra, Tomkins, Collison, Spiegel, Driver

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