Sports Mole takes an in-depth look at how West Ham United could line up against Brighton & Hove Albion in Saturday's Premier League clash.
will be looking to give their top-four hopes a boost when they travel to the Amex on Saturday evening to take on 17th-placed West Ham United . Brighton & Hove Albion
The Hammers are expected to be boosted by the return of
from a knee injury, while Declan Rice is also likely to start, having made his return to the bench against Everton last weekend. Angelo Ogbonna
is still waiting on David Moyes , Arthur Masuaku , Mark Noble and Aaron Cresswell , but all four players could be in contention for the capital side on Saturday. Manuel Lanzini
As a result, Moyes will have a number of decisions to make in terms of team selection; Rice should slot in alongside
in the middle of the park, while Ogbonna could replace Tomas Soucek at the back. Issa Diop
found it difficult to make his mark in the Said Benrahma 1-0 defeat to Everton last time out, and the attacker could now be replaced in the starting XI by . Jarrod Bowen
, Jesse Lingard and Pablo Fornals should also all start for the Hammers, who are currently fifth in Michail Antonio the table, six points behind fourth-placed Chelsea with a game in hand.
Cresswell might just get the nod over Masuaku if both players are fit, but Moyes also has the option of playing a back five, which might come into the manager's thinking in the build up to kickoff.
West Ham possible starting lineup: Fabianski; Coufal, Dawson, Ogbonna, Cresswell; Soucek, Rice; Bowen, Lingard, Fornals; Antonio
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