What next for West Ham's Doneil Henry?

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The West Ham United defender is unlikely to force his way into the Hammers' first-team this season.

He may have only arrived at West Ham United in January, but the short-term future already seems rather unclear for Doneil Henry.

The centre-back signed for the Hammers from Apollon Limassol in the last winter transfer window and the Canada international later went out on loan to Championship side Blackburn Rovers.

There Henry played three games and so far this season the 22-year-old is yet to play any senior league football.

With the arrival of Angelo Ogbonna from Juventus and the brilliant form of fellow defender Winston Reid, it seems highly unlikely that Henry will be adding to his sole appearance for West Ham to date.

That came earlier this season in the Europa League against Astra Giurgiu – the final match West Ham played in that competition before their elimination.

There is no doubt Henry has the talent to make it in England, but with the players currently ahead of him in the pecking order at West Ham another loan move is surely the best option – this time at a club where he can play week in, week out and really show Hammers manager Slaven Bilic what he can do.

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