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West Ham captain Noble delighted with blockbuster career finale against Man City

West Ham captain Mark Noble was eager to study the Premier League fixture list released yesterday.

Noble believes the visit of Premier League champions Manchester City to London Stadium for his final home game as a West Ham player was 'written in the stars'.

“What a last game for me!" he told whufc.com. “I was absolutely buzzing when the fixtures came out. I was thinking I either wanted Manchester United or Manchester City because everyone wants to see us play against them, so to have such a glamourous fixture for my last game is amazing.

“My Dad said to me 'it's written in the stars' and I agree with him. I've been waiting for the fixtures to come out so I could see who we'd be playing when and to have one of the best teams in the world coming to London Stadium for my final game is going to be a fantastic occasion.

“For me, I'm definitely looking forward to going to Tottenham, Old Trafford and all the big ones where I'll really be thinking 'this will be my last time playing at these stadiums'.

“For me, it's going to be so emotional. Every game we play, every win we celebrate, and especially when we start to count down the numbers of the games left in the second half of the season, it's going to get really emotional. I am sure you'll see a few tears!"

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