Photos: Michail Antonio in West Ham training, Zarate also pictured

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The West Ham squad were in good spirits ahead of their weekend trip to Manchester City.

West Ham United could be set to excite supporters even further this weekend if Michail Antonio features against Manchester City at the Etihad Stadium.

Indeed, Victor Moses made his West Ham debut on Monday night, shining against Newcastle United, but the man signed from Nottingham Forest for £7 million, as reported by the Daily Mail, is yet to feature.

He was all smiles in training, though, and he could be perfect for Slaven Bilic's counterattacking system at City. The 25-year-old has pace to boot and the prospect of him, Moses and Dimitri Payet all working together is a frightening one for opposition back fours.

That triumvirate may be a little too attacking, of course, but Antonio may well get his chance if he impresses in training.

Also pictured in practice, meanwhile, was forward Mauro Zarate, who is nearing his return from injury. Plenty to look forward to for the Hammers, then, in terms of attacking creativity. If Bilic can keep things solid at the back at the same time, West Ham should be able to become a team with consistent all-round quality.

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