West Ham United have announced Yossi Benayoun has ended his loan and returned to Chelsea.

The Chelsea midfielder's loan spell at Upton Park was hampered by injury and he only appeared in six games for the club.

West Ham commented on Twitter, saying: "West Ham United can confirm that the loan of @YossiBenayoun15 has ended and he has returned to @chelseafc.

"The club would like to thank Yossi for his efforts during his second spell with the Hammers and wish him the best of luck for his future career."