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Premier League

West Ham striker Ricardo Vaz Te out for rest of year


West Ham United's Portuguese striker Ricardo Vaz Te is out until after Christmas after an operation on a shoulder he dislocated in the 3-1 Premier League defeat to Arsenal 10 days ago.

Manager Sam Allardyce said: "There was a slightly quicker option to get him back but we would have been unsure on the stability of the shoulder and it could have been more susceptible to dislocate again."


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