Bowen, Paqueta, Antonio: West Ham injury list and return dates ahead of Bristol City FA Cup replay

All the latest injury updates for West Ham ahead of their FA Cup replay against Bristol City.
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West Ham will hope to finally get the better of Bristol City on Tuesday when they visit Ashton Gate for their FA Cup third round replay. The previous fixture saw the two sides tied at 1-1, with Jarrod Bowen's early goal matched by a late equaliser from Tommy Conway.

As well as a disappointing result, the Irons were also dealt several injury blows, which has ruled out a few key players. David Moyes has provided some updates since then but others remain uncertain as West Ham look to bounce back to winning form against the Robins, before shifting their attention to Sheffield United in the Premier League at the weekend. Here is all the latest on West Ham's current injuries and absences:

Lucas Paquetá (calf)

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West Ham are said to be considering new attacking options this transfer window after learning of the extent of Lucas Paquetá's injury. The Brazilian picked up a calf injury during his side's clash against Bristol City on January 7th. His fitness issues have been niggling at him since hurting himself during the warm-up against Arsenal on December 28th.

Paquetá is now facing a lengthy spell on the sidelines, which could be as long as two months. His estimated return date is the start of March, but this could change as his recovery continues.

Michail Antonio (knee)

Michail Antonio has not played for West Ham since November and his return date has recently been pushed back. The 33-year-old suffered a knee injury while on international duty with Jamaica last year and after being absent for two months, he was expected back in January.

However, Antonio slipped during training and has been set back between two and three weeks. The hope is that he will be able to return in February.

Jarrod Bowen (ankle)

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Bowen appeared to be struggling at the end of his side's clash with Bristol City in the FA Cup. It was later confirmed that West Ham's leading goalscorer has been ruled out with an ankle injury, but the severity of the problem is not thought to be as bad as first expected.

Bowen's predicted return date is currently the start of February, which could see him feature against Bournemouth or Manchester United, depending on his fitness levels.

Konstantinos Mavropanos (rib)

Like Paquetá, Konstantinos Mavropanos was forced off in the first half of West Ham's clash with Bristol City. There hasn't been a lot of information on the extent of his injury, however, he recently shared a photo of him on social media at a ski resort. While it did not indicate Mavropanos was skiing himself, the fact he has travelled to a cold climate could be a promising sign.

Vladimir Coufal (knock)

The FA Cup draw against Bristol City really was a disaster for West Ham. Moyes recently revealed that Vladimir Coufal 'was stunned by a couple of challenges' during the match but he is being checked over and the club hope it isn't anything serious. While assessments are ongoing, he is expected to return to the team this month.

Mohammed Kudus (international duty/hamstring injury)

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Mohammed Kudus recently suffered a hamstring injury but he has been called up to represent Ghana at the Africa Cup of Nations. However, he was not included in their match day squad to face Cape Verde and he is reportedly the only injury doubt on the team. This could be both good and bad news for Irons fans, as his injury seems to still be present, but he isn't risking further issues by playing.

Nayef Aguerd (international duty)

Nayef Aguerd is also out of contention for the Hammers while at AFCON with Morocco. The Atlas Lions reached the quarter-finals during the last tournament, so depending on how far they make it this year, Aguerd could be absent until February at the latest.

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