West Ham boss Allardyce fears Diame out for three months

West Ham United boss Sam Allardyce fears they've lost Momo Diame for three months after he broke down in defeat to Liverpool.

West Ham United boss Sam Allardyce fears they've lost Momo Diame for three months after he broke down in defeat to Liverpool.

Diame has been a key player for West Ham this season but was forced off after 73 minutes, with Liverpool scoring twice in the closing stages to take the three points.

The Senegal international was stretchered from the pitch after pulling up near the touchline and Allardyce did not give a positive early prognosis.

"Not good, it does not take a medical expert to know it is a serious hamstring tear when he falls and stopped the way he did," he said.

"I would expect, in medical terms, for it to be a grade 3 (injury) and that could be anything up to eight, 10 or 12 weeks."

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