Huge Injury Boost for West Ham & Slaven Bilic as Star Sets Sights on Swansea Return

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West Ham United boss Slaven Bilic has been handed a huge boost ahead of the Hammers' crucial Premier League encounter with Swansea City this weekend, as star Manuel Lanzini will be available for selection once again. 

The 24-year-old has only been able to record 45 minutes this term due to injury, with the Argentina international's only game-time coming during the Irons' 3-0 defeat to Newcastle United at the end of last month. 

However, according to the Daily Mirror, the attacking-minded playmaker is ready to make his comeback this weekend. 

The return is a timely boost for the London Stadium manager, whose side currently sit in the relegation zone, with a victory over the fellow struggling Swans on Saturday meaning the Hammers will leapfrog their Welsh counterparts. 

It is likely that Lanzini will only be fit enough to play a part from the substitutes' bench however, with the midfielder only rejoining full-training earlier this week. 

The creative maestro, who also missed out on Argentina's most recent World Cup qualifiers through his spell on the sidelines, will be a welcome addition to West Ham's squad, which will also likely see Michail Antonio feature once again after a swift recovery from an issue picked up during the 3-2 defeat to Tottenham Hotspur last time out.