Photo: Youngster described by David Gold as serious prospect in West Ham training

West Ham United co chairman David Gold

West Ham United will face Bournemouth in the Premier League on Sunday.

West Ham United were training on Friday ahead of this weekend’s Premier League match against Bournemouth.

The Hammers will face the Cherries at the London Stadium on Sunday evening.

Slaven Bilic’s head into the game on the back of a 1-1 draw with Astra Giurgiu away from home in the first leg of the Europa League qualifying play-off tie.

West Ham co chairman David Gold

The London club kicked off their 2016-17 Premier League campaign with a 2-1 defeat to Chelsea away from home at Stamford Bridge on Monday evening.

The West Ham players were training on Friday for the match against Bournemouth, and one of the players who attended the session was Marcus Browne.

West Ham co chairman David Gold

Browne is a very talented young footballer who featured against Astra on Thursday evening, coming on as a substitute in the 75th minute.

West Ham co-chairman Gold was impressed with the performance of the midfielder and spoke highly about him on the club’s official website.

“Young Marcus Browne came on and almost got us the second goal with a great piece of skill to burst clear of the defence before he unselfishly passed the ball to Michail Antonio, but he just failed to find the back of the net,” Gold wrote on West Ham’s official website.

“He looks a serious prospect and showed he is hungry to push for a place in the first-team squad.”

It remains to be seen if Browne get any playing time against Bournemouth, but even training with the first team ahead of a Premier League match is something that should help him learn and develop his game.

West Ham co-chairman David Gold

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