Yossi Xmas doubt for Hammers
By Graeme Bailey
Last Updated: 01/01/70 1:00am
West Ham United could lose Israeli star Yossi Benayoun for the Christmas period.West Ham United could lose Israeli star Yossi Benayoun for the Christmas period.
The midfielder, who has made a huge impact since his summer move from Racing Santander, limped out of The Hammers' 4-2 defeat to Newcastle at the weekend with a thigh problem.
Now it has emerged that the problem is worse than expected and Benayoun is a major doubt for West Ham's forthcoming fixtures.
"The injury for Yossi is more worrying than the result," admitted Pardew.
"Yossi was terrific against Newcastle and caused them a lot of problems."