The Hammers are upset about ‘Paqueta’ having a knee injury

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Lucas Paqueta will have to spend four weeks recovering, which is bad news for West Ham United, who are currently hoping for European football.

Paqueta was substituted from the FA game. After Sunday’s Cup draw with Bristol City, where he left the field holding his knee,

Paqueta’s injury has resurfaced and West Ham are keen to resolve the issue. Keep harassing Brazilian national team player

Jarrod Bowen who also appears to have a sore left ankle after the game as well. But there is no timetable for how long he will have to recover after undergoing testing.

A front three of Bowen, Kudus and Paqueta has taken West Ham to sixth place in the Premier League but Moyes will need to come up with a fresh plan. Bowen, who hurt an ankle during added time against Bristol City, and Paqueta underwent scans on their injuries earlier this week and the results were not positive.

Paqueta and Bowen helped lead the Hammers to sixth place in the Premier League table, along with Moha. Dmet Kudus is nursing a hamstring injury before helping Ghana compete in the Africa of Nations.

Micheil Antonio will also be sidelined for six weeks after his knee injury recurred.

Manager David Moyes needs to make changes to his attack ahead of the FA. The Cup replay is next week,

and then West Ham are due to face Sheffield United, Bournemouth, Manchester United and Arsenal in the Premier League.