First choice West Ham goalkeeping duo both have injury issues ahead of Leeds United clash
DOUBTS continue to surround both of West Ham's two main goalkeepers ahead of Monday night's clash against Leeds United but boss David Moyes is hopeful one of them will be fit to play.
First choice Hammers 'keeper Lukasz Fabianski was forced to miss last Saturday's clash at Manchester City due to an arm injury suffered in training and that meant Darren Randolph starting in goal.
Randolph, though, had only recently returned from a thigh injury and Hammers boss Moyes said the 33-year-old Republic of Ireland international 'keeper felt the thigh issue in the second half of Saturday's 2-1 defeat.
Randolph played the full match but West Ham's centre-backs took the goal kicks and Moyes now says that Randolph has a hip issue whilst Fabianski still has not trained.
Thirty-five-year-old David Martin and 22-year-old Nathan Trott both sat on the bench as back-up 'keeper options against City but Moyes is optimistic that one of Fabianski or Randolph will be fit to face the Whites.
"I think we're pretty much as we were," said Moyes at his pre-match press conference, asked about team news and as quoted by whufc.com.
"Lukasz Fabianksi hasn't trained yet but has got a chance to play.
"Darren Randolph's got a problem with his hip and is doing some work in the gym.
"I'm hoping we'll have one of them fit by Monday night."
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Thank you Laura Collins