The boys return to Premier League action on Tuesday night with a London derby at home to West Ham.

Find out more about our opponents below:

West Ham
Full name: West Ham United
Manager: Sam Allardyce
Club colours: Claret and blue shirts, white shorts, white socks
Nickname(s): The Irons, the Hammers, The Academy of Football

 

Three facts about West Ham:

  • The Hammers have won seven of their last 13 league fixtures, having only triumphed in three of the previous 20.
  • They have dropped 17 points from winning positions. Only Southampton (18 points) have fared worse.
  • West Ham's tally of 13 clean sheets is bettered only by Chelsea.

Andy Carroll West Ham
STAR MAN
Andy Carroll
The powerful centre-forward has caused Arsenal problems in the past and will provide a threat to the Gunners defence tonight. Carroll often combines well with Hammers top scorer Kevin Nolan and can be unplayable in the aerial duels.

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