Angelo Ogbonna has praise ringing in his ears after a key member of West Ham United's backroom staff confirmed what fans already know.
The Senegalese striker has been out of action with a back problem.
West Ham United's medical team has been forced to concede they got Andy Carroll's injury prognosis wrong after Slaven Bilic was bombarded with questions.
The Hammers chief medic believes the Ghanaian will be a valuable member of the team when he returns to action.
David Gold took to Twitter with encouraging news of a major injury boost for struggling West Ham United but the club's head medic is not so certain.
West Ham United striker Diafra Sakho is on the sidelines at the moment.
Head of Medical and Sport Science Stijn Vandenbroucke says the duo will be back soon.
James Collins, Sam Byram, James Tomkins and Diafra Sakho are all set to return.
The two West Ham stars are 'close' to returning from injury.
Injury news on the West Ham trio heading into the late Autumn and Winter months.