Aston Villa v WEST HAM: Guillermo Franco injury leaves Hammers with striker crisis

15 January 2010 03:55
Hammer blow: Franco (left) misses Villa test[LNB] West Ham manager Gianfranco Zola has no senior strikers available for Sunday's Barclays Premier League clash with Aston Villa as Guillermo Franco was injured in training. [LNB]Carlton Cole, Luis Boa Morte and Kieron Dyer are still sidelined with knee injuries, leaving West Ham's options limited to teenagers Frank Nouble and Freddie Sears. [LNB]Zola hopes to have Scott Parker back from a hamstring injury while Mark Noble is fit again - but Herita Ilunga and Danny Gabbidon are both out. [LNB]Team (from): Green, Kurucz, Faubert, Da Costa, Upson, Tomkins, Daprela, Spector, Kovac, Noble, Parker, Collison, Behrami, Payne, Diamanti, Jimenez, Stanislas, Nouble, Sears. [LNB]CLICK HERE FOR THE REST OF THE WEEKEND PREMIER LEAGUE TEAM NEWS  

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