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West Ham skipper Mark Noble to sit out Manchester City game
Goalkeeper Lukasz Fabianski is fit for the Hammers.
West Ham captain Mark Noble is out of their Premier League opener against Manchester City due to a dead leg.
Goalkeeper Lukasz Fabianski is fit despite an injury scare in pre-season due to a groin problem.
New signings Pablo Fornals and Sebastien Haller are expected to make their debuts.
City are without Leroy Sane after the winger suffered a serious knee injury in the Community Shield last week.
Forward Riyad Mahrez is available again after being left out at Wembley due to concerns over a medication he had used while defender Aymeric Laporte has recovered from a knock.
Record goalscorer Sergio Aguero is likely to return up front but new signing Joao Cancelo, the right-back, will not feature and left-back Benjamin Mendy is not expected to be fit.
West Ham provisional squad: Fabianski, Fredericks, Balbuena, Diop, Cresswell, Rice, Fornals, Wilshere, Lanzini, Anderson, Haller, Roberto, Zabaleta, Ogbonna, Masuaku, Sanchez, Snodgrass, Yarmolenko, Antonio, Hernandez, Ajeti.
Man City provisional squad: Ederson, Bravo, Walker, Stones, Otamendi, Laporte, Zinchenko, Angelino, Gundogan, Fernandinho, Rodri, De Bruyne, D Silva, B Silva, Foden, Sterling, Mahrez, Aguero, Jesus.