West Ham's Andy Carroll reportedly side-lined for six weeks after latest injury setback

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West Ham United are without another of their players as their injury jinx continues.

According to a report from the Independent West Ham United will have to do without striker Andy Carroll for six weeks after the player suffered a hamstring injury against Bournemouth earlier this week.

Carroll had to be replaced just 12 minutes into a match the Hammers ultimately won 3-1 and it is now being reported that he will be out until March at the earliest.

It is the latest in a long line of injury problems for the front-man who looked back to his best when he scored in consecutive matches against Southampton and Liverpool, but in the very next match he was struck down to add to West Ham’s injury woes this season.

West Ham are currently fifth in the Premier League following their latest victory and at this rate there is a very real chance of them qualifying for Europe next season.

However, with Diafra Sakho already side-lined and Carroll joining him, it will be interesting to see what manager Slaven Bilic does in the remaining two weeks of the January transfer window.

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