The injury of midfielder West ham Andriy Yarmolenko proved to be much harder than originally anticipated
The player of national team of Ukraine has suffered a ruptured Achilles tendon in October of last year during a match of the championship of England against Tottenham, and since then on the field appeared.
During a press conference on the eve of the match of the English Premier League with crystal Palace head coach of the Hammers and Manuel Pellegrini spoke about the status of Andrei Yarmolenko, voicing the disappointing information.
According to the coach of the London team due to injury this season for the Ukrainian footballer has been completed.
“Andriy Yarmolenko, Winston Reid and Carlos Sanchez this season will not return. Jack Wilshere may have time to recover. Thus, we have a group of players who in the current season will not be able to go on the field” — quoted Pellegrini official website West ham.
Recall that Andriy Yarmolenko moved to West ham last summer from Borussia Dortmund for 22 million pounds, with the Hammers by signing a contract for four years.
In the London team Ukrainian midfielder managed to make this season ten games and scored two goals.
Earlier, Andriy Yarmolenko has told, how was his adaptation of the English club and what goals he sets for the future.
“Since my first day here I felt part of a big family. This is a very friendly club, where a good atmosphere. I feel happy here. I don’t want to get ahead of ourselves and claim that we’ll win the title, but we have step-by-step think about the next meeting. Of course, every player wants to set for ourselves the highest possible goals, but as we say in Ukraine, it is not necessary to run ahead of a steam locomotive.