David Moyes hopes to know by early next week if he’ll need to replace Michail Antonio in the January window due to a groin injury.

Moyes revealed in his Standard Sport column that, due to a persisting groin issue, the club may have to dip into the market to find a replacement for the season.

He wrote: “Michail Antonio has not fully recovered from a groin problem. Our medical people believe it could clear up in a couple of weeks but if not it could be more serious.”

Speaking ahead of the Hammers’ trip to Huddersfield on Saturday, Moyes said there is still no clear sign as to how long the injury stricken winger is going to be sidelined, and that they may be forced into making a signing once a timeframe is set.

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“No, but he’s out on the grass running in training,” Moyes said when asked if there was an update on the forward’s injury.

“I say training, he’s out on the grass running doing his work to get himself back training. So I’m…

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