The 27-year-old centre-back underwent a scan on Monday and was diagnosed with a hamstring injury. But West Ham did not specify how long the player will need to rest.
West Ham United’s Premier League victory over Chelsea came at a cost, with defenders Kurt Zouma and Ben Johnson both forced off with injuries during the 3-2 win.
But while Johnson’s hamstring injury is only thought to be a minor one, David Moyes’ side look set to be without Zouma for upto three months.
The French international has been a regular since his £30m summer move from Chelsea, helping the Hammers spend much of the season in the Champions League spots.
We can confirm Zouma sustained a hamstring injury during Saturday’s win over Chelsea,” a club statement read.
“We know the pain from the results of the tests on Monday. And he has begun rehabilitation at Rush Green under the guidance of a medical team.”
It is bad news for David Moyes, who has lost another centre-back due to a hamstring injury to Angelo Ogbonna. Anterior cruciate ligament in the knee joint last month until the end of the season.
In addition, Ben Johnson appears to need some time to heal as well. Due to a slight injury in the hamstring,
However, “West Ham” has some good news after Aaron Creswell has recovered. To return to the field in the game against Burnley this Sunday