Enner Valencia launches tirade against West Ham, admits desire to leave London

Enner Valencia, Andy Carroll, Mark Noble

West Ham striker Enner Valencia is furious with the Hammers.

West Ham United forward Enner Valencia has told The Sun that he is furious with the club - and wants to leave London imminently.

Valencia, 25, joined the Hammers from Mexican side Pachuca last summer, having scored all of Ecuador's goal at last summer's World Cup in a real breakout summer for the pacey forward.

Last season, Valencia hit five goals in 37 games for West Ham in a solid if unspectacular season, but his work rate and superb pace impressed Hammers supporters.

Now though, Valencia is on the sidelines having suffered a major injury against Astra Giurgiu earlier this summer, with an estimated absence time of up to three months.

Supporters want Valencia back as soon as possible considering the club's lack of striking options, but they will now concerned with the striker's latest comments.

Speaking to The Sun, Valencia says that the club have forgotten about his injury - and he is so disgruntled that he wants to leave London just to get away, whilst he also wants to see another doctor over his injury.

"West Ham seem to have forgotten that I’m injured," said Valencia. "But they don’t let me speak to another doctor. I don’t understand why West Ham doctors are doing this to me. The truth is that West Ham have not been supporting me. I want to see a doctor but West Ham don’t let me do it. I still don’t know whether I have to go into surgery."

"I have been injured for a month and I still don’t know what the name of my injury is. I think I will have to ask a doctor to see me behind their backs. I have been thinking about going to an airport and getting out of London," he added.

The comments have to be a worry for West Ham supporters as well as the club, who need to work hard now to keep Valencia happy at Upton Park.

With Valencia out for some time yet, a permanent departure from the club is almost inconceivable, but his displeasure suggests that all is not well between player and club here - and this could be a fascinating situation to monitor.

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