Confirmed: West Ham line-up v Colchester - trialist striker Devante Cole starts

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Here is how West Ham line up to face Colchester tonight...

West Ham starting XI: Spiegel, Westley, Page, Cullen, Pask, Oxford, Mavila, Nasha, Cole, Brown, Makasi.

West Ham substitutes: Knoyle, Howes, Onariase, Neufville, Browne, Hector-Ingram, Powell

West Ham United's pre-season preparations continue this evening as they take on Colchester United at the Weston Homes Community Stadium.

The Hammers beat Southend United 3-2 on Saturday afternoon, and tonight sees a youthful West Ham side travel to face Colchester tonight.

Terry Westley takes charge rather than Slaven Bilic, and Hammers fans will see a number of their hottest prospects feature in the starting line-up.

Raphael Spiegel, Reece Oxford and Jordan Brown start, whilst Devante Cole - seemingly on trial from Manchester CIty - is also in the side in a surprise twist.

It's unlikely that many or even any of the players involved tonight will play a part in West Ham's first team next season, but the game represents a chance to impress. 

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