Antonio ruled out for the season

West Ham have been dealt a major blow with the news that winger Michail Antonio will miss the remainder of the season with a hamstring injury.

The 27-year-old was forced off in the first half of the Hammers' 1-0 win over Swansea on Saturday, and medical tests have revealed the extent of the damage.

Antonio has been the standout performer in a disappointing season for Slaven Bilic's side, with nine goals and five assists in 28 games.

Bilic bemoaned the loss of the former Nottingham Forest man, admitting he's been one of the best players at the London Stadium this term.

"We are without Michail Antonio," the Croatian coach told the club's official website. "It's a massive blow, of course. We know what he is giving us in every game.

"He's one of our best players, so it's going to be a big blow that we're going to be without him for the rest of the season."

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