Everton midfielder Hitzlsperger ready for West Ham return

Everton midfielder Thomas Hitzlsperger is looking forward to facing former club West Ham United.

Everton midfielder Thomas Hitzlsperger is looking forward to facing former club West Ham United.

Everton's German midfielder spent an injury hit 2010/11 season in East London as the Hammers finished bottom of the league, ending the campaign with a painful 3-0 home defeat to Sunderland.

He told evertontv: "I have got good memories, although when I first started there I was injured for a long time. I enjoyed playing for the Club, there are very good people there but unfortunately we got relegated.

"There are still some players that I know from my time down there. They are good lads and I am glad for the team that the Club managed to get straight back into the Premier League."

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