It has been revealed that West Ham United are sad with Czech Republic’s resolution to pick out Vladimir Coufal throughout the worldwide break.
What is going on on with Coufal at West Ham?
The precise-back has missed West Ham’s final two video games after being substituted at half time in opposition to Nottingham Forest, however was referred to as as much as play for his nation regardless of fears over his harm.
He began and performed 71 minutes in Czech Republic’s victory over Poland, wherein he offered an help, however his membership are sad along with his choice, as they’d have most well-liked the 30-year-old to stay in London and totally get well from his harm.
In a report from The West Ham Means, the membership’s frustration was revealed, as David Moyes prepares his squad for a vital run-in because the Hammers battle relegation.
“Regardless of having missed current video games for West Ham with a foot harm the 30 12 months previous began the Czech Republic’s worldwide match in opposition to Poland which they received 3-1 with Coufal registering an help within the first minute of the sport! Tomas Soucek was captain of the facet and performed in midfield alongside former hammer Alex Kral (who additionally registered an help).
“There was some disappointment from West Ham along with his nationwide facet as they’d have most well-liked the participant to have remained in England to totally get well from his harm and never threat aggravating it earlier than our essential dwelling match in opposition to Southampton.
“The Czech Republic have another fixture earlier than that relegation 6 pointer with an away journey to Moldova tomorrow. It is going to be necessary to see how the participant gala’s throughout that and hope he does come by unscathed.”
Ought to Coufal begin for West Ham if match?
The £35k-per-week defender has been a stable signing total, with Jamie Carragher even calling him “sensible” in West Ham’s profitable 2020-21 season.
He nonetheless stays first selection forward of Ben Johnson and Thilo Kehrer, and has began 16 Premier League video games this season regardless of his harm struggles.
Along with his contract expiring on the finish of the season, it’s unclear if he’ll depart East London, however the membership have an choice to increase his deal for 2 seasons.
Johnson ranks larger for tackles, blocks and clearances than Coufal as per FBref, and as a youthful choice, he could possibly be chosen because the long-term decide at proper again. While Coufal might show a helpful senior determine for the 23-year-old to be taught from, an eventual shift in direction of Johnson shifting up the pecking order might assist the membership in the long term.