Winston Reid’s long road to recovery has taken another frustrating twist which is set to conjure up further questions about his West Ham United future.
According to Football Insider, Reid has suffered yet another injury setback with fresh back and knee pain delaying his comeback long-awaited comeback.
He was pencilled in to return to action for the Under-21s against Cheltenham Town on Tuesday night but is now expected to need at least a few more weeks.
The 31-year-old defender hasn’t featured for the first team since March last year when he suffered a serious knee injury which required surgery.
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With the likes of Issa Diop and Angelo Ogbonna in such good form, Fabian Balbuena providing back-up and plenty of youth options amongst the ranks, what are the chances of Reid making another West Ham appearance?
Every setback plunges his future at the club into further doubt, so it could be a good time for Manuel Pellegrini to sanction his sale.
Reid has been a fantastic servant for the Hammers since joining from Midtjylland for £4million in 2010, making over 200 appearances, but it could be the perfect time to get him off the wage book.