Former BBC commentator John Motson has expressed his concerns for West Ham, who could be short in midfield ahead of their fixtures against Tottenham and Burnley,
The Hammers, who had captain Mark Noble sent off during their draw at Leicester
Along with the now-suspended Noble, Jack Wilshere, Carlos Sanchez, and long-term injury duo Manuel Lanzini and Andriy
Manuel Pellegrini's side are due to play London rivals Spurs in the Carabao Cup on Wednesday night before hosting Burnley in the Premier League
Legendary announcer Motson highlighted the absence of players in midfield for West Ham and stated that 'leader' Noble will be a huge miss.
During their draw with the Foxes at the weekend, Pellegrini opted to play Declan Rice, Noble and youngster Grady Diangana in midfield.
Now, he could be forced to move the experienced Robert Snodgrass or defender Angelo Ogbonna into the middle of the park.