West Ham fans react on Twitter as Aston Villa's Scott Hogan suffers injury

Aston Villa's Scott Hogan receives treatment before being stretchered off

West Ham came close to signing Scott Hogan in January,

Aston Villa's Scott Hogan receives treatment before being stretchered offAston Villa's Scott Hogan receives treatment before being stretchered off

Aston Villa hoped they had pulled off a coup when they signed Scott Hogan from Brentford on transfer deadline day.

So far the striker has yet to look like repaying them, and now he appears to have suffered a serious injury.

Hogan was stretchered off late in Villa's 2-0 defeat to Newcastle United with an ankle injury, of which the severity is yet to be confirmed.

Hogan has had terrible luck with injuries so far in his career, already recovering from two ACL tears.

This was one reason why West Ham boss Slaven Bilic pulled out of a deal for the striker in the January transfer window, after a month of negotiations.

The Hammers may be mightily relieved that they did not pull the trigger to sign him, with Hogan's poor luck once again hitting last night.

West Ham manager Slaven BilicWest Ham manager Slaven Bilic

He has also not been in good form at all since signing for Villa, failing to score since his deadline day switch.

West Ham did not sign another forward instead, electing to save their money for the summer, and so far it appears to have been a smart move.

Here is a look at how Hammers fans reacted on Twitter to Hogan's injury...

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