The Ecuador international forward suffered ankle and knee injuries against Astra Giurgiu in the first leg of the Europa League third qualifying round last week.
After undergoing more tests today, Valencia stated on social networking site Twitter that he will not need surgery.
The 25-year-old’s comments came as positive news to the West Hams fans, who will now be pleased to know that the injury is not as bad as first feared.
The Mirror reported on Sunday that Valencia could be sidelined until Christmas, but Jack Sullivan hasstated on Twitter that the Hammers hope to have the former Pachuca star back in action in 10 weeks’ time.
Enner Valencia’s injury is not as bad as feared and we hope hesback in 10 weeks !— Jack Sullivan (@jsullivanwhu) August 3, 2015
Valencia is one of the better players in the current West Ham squad and will be key in their aim to finish in the top eight of the Premier League this season.
The 2014 summer signing was one of the Hammers’ best players during the 2014-15 campaign.
The former Emelec forward scored four goals and created 17 chances in 32 Premier League appearances for the London outfit last season.