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How we expect West Ham to line up against Viborg tonight

The new £15million signing is not registered for the tie having signed after the first leg, which West Ham won 3-1 to set up their passage to the group stages.

Fellow new signing Nayef Aguerd (ankle) will miss out also with Declan Rice serving the second game of his European suspension for comments made after last season’s Europa League exit.

Aaron Cresswell and manager David Moyes served one-game bans for the first leg and are both back for the game in Denmark.

Vladimir Coufal (concussion) is ruled out with Angelo Ogbonna not guaranteed to feature as he continues his comeback from a long-term knee injury. Craig Dawson (muscle) should sit this one out.

“Coufal can’t play tomorrow,” Moyes said. “I think he can’t play for six days because of concussion. He was knocked out but he’s fine. He’s been running about and wants to be involved, but the protocols are that he can’t play.

“[Angelo]’s not fully ready yet but we felt the game last week was a good one for him to get back in amongst it. We’re glad to have him back.

“He’s really important for his experience and his know-how of the game. He’s been here seven years now and he is very experienced for the club.”

Predicted West Ham XI: Areola; Ashby, Kehrer, Ogbonna, Johnson; Downes, Coventry; Bowen, Lanzini, Cornet; Scamacca.

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