Dean Ashton reacts on Twitter to Dimitri Payet injury blow

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West Ham United star Dimitri Payet suffered a serious injury during the Premier League game against Everton on Saturday.

Dean Ashton has taken to social networking site Twitter to give his reaction to the news that Dimitri Payet could miss all action for the next three months.

The 28-year-old attacking midfielder suffered an ankle injury during the Premier League game against Everton at the Boleyn Ground on Saturday afternoon.

The France international, who joined the Hammers from Ligue 1 outfit Marseille in the summer transfer window, picked up the injury to his left ankle after a challenge from midfielder James McCarthy.

Payet tried to shake it off but he had to be substituted in the 50th minute, as the game in London ended in a 1-1 draw.

Former West Ham striker Ashton has taken to Twitter to express his disappointment at the Frenchman’s injury.

The former England international, though, believes that Hammers’ fans should remain optimistic because of a good squad.

Payet has been one of the best players in the Premier League so far this season, and has scored five goals and created 46 chances in 12 league matches.

The former Lille attacker has a pass accuracy of 82% and a shot accuracy of 65%, and has won one header, 28 dribbles and seven tackles.

West Ham are sixth in the Premier League table at the moment with 21 points from 12 games, just three points behind fourth-place Manchester United.

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