Sam Byram may have played his final West Ham game; fans on Twitter agree

Sam Byram of West Ham United in action during the Premier League match between West Ham United and Crystal Palace at London Stadium on January 30, 2018 in London, England.

West Ham United defender Sam Byram is out for the rest of the season.

West Ham United's English defender Sam Byram (L) vies with Brighton's Cameroonian defender Gaetan Bong during the English Premier League football match between Brighton and Hove Albion and...

West Ham United were thumped 4-1 by Swansea City on Saturday afternoon, and their woes have deepened with injury news this week.

The Hammers are struggling on the road having lost 3-1 at Brighton, 4-1 at Liverpool and now 4-1 at Swansea, as David Moyes' side have been dragged back into the relegation battle.

Now, just days after selling Jose Fonte to Dalian Yifang, West Ham have learned that defender Winston Reid and full back Sam Byram are both out for the rest of the season with injuries.

Sam Byram of West Ham United in action during the Premier League match between West Ham United and Crystal Palace at London Stadium on January 30, 2018 in London, England.

Both players will now miss a crucial spell of the season, and in truth, it may just spell the end of the line for right back Byram, whose injury problems have been just a part of his struggles in East London.

A £3.7million signing from Leeds in January 2016 (The Independent), Byram was lured to West Ham by former boss Sam Byram, with the idea of him becoming the Hammers' first-choice right back – but it hasn't panned out that way.

Byram has played just 27 league games for West Ham and has failed to impress fans, whilst Football.London claim that West Ham now want to sign Fulham's Ryan Fredericks as cover for Pablo Zabaleta.

Sam Byram of West Ham United during the Emirates FA Cup Third Round Replay match between West Ham United and Shrewsbury Town at London Stadium on January 16, 2018 in London, England.

That would push Byram to third-choice in the right back pecking order, and another injury sums up the misery Byram has been suffering, and with form, injuries and potentially increased competition, there is a strong possibility that Byram has already played his final game for West Ham.

In fact, West Ham fans have taken to Twitter to suggest that time may be up for Byram at the London Stadium, suggesting that the 24-year-old should be replaced at the end of the season as he simply isn't good enough or reliable enough to be called upon moving forward.

Danny Rose of Tottenham Hotspur and Sam Byram of West Ham United battle for the ball during the Carabao Cup Fourth Round match between Tottenham Hotspur and West Ham United at Wembley...

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