Hammers duo to miss Trotters clash

West Ham will be without injured midfield pair Thomas Hitzlsperger and Valon Behrami for Saturday's Premier League clash at home to Bolton.

Last Updated: 20/08/10 at 16:49

Hitzlsperger: Thigh injury

Hitzlsperger: Thigh injury

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Hitzlsperger recently suffered a thigh injury playing for Germany and is still on the sidelines.

Manager Avram Grant must consider whether to hand Pablo Barrera and Frederic Piquionne their first West Ham starts after both made an impact off the bench against Aston Villa last weekend.

Overweight South African striker Benni McCarthy is getting closer to consideration after losing one kilogram in the last week.

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