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Xande Silva to return to West Ham having been stuck in Portugal for THREE WEEKS after horrific emergency bowel operation ordeal that saw him lose 11 pounds

  • Promising West Ham striker Xande Silva has endured a torrid summer
  • The 22-year-old sustained a bowel obstruction problem while on holiday
  • The player has lost five kilos in weight and spent three weeks recuperating
  • He is due back in London Tuesday and will meet up with the rest of the squad 
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West Ham’s Xande Silva is finally due back into London on Tuesday after coming through a horrific emergency surgery in Portugal.

Silva was afforded some time back in his native Portugal over the summer but, a week before he was due back for pre-season, he underwent surgery for an obstruction to his bowel.

The striker, who as a result of the incident has lost five kilos (11 pounds) in weight, has spent three weeks recuperating at home in Portugal.

West Ham's Xande Silva will fly back to London on Tuesday after undergoing bowel surgery

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West Ham’s Xande Silva will fly back to London on Tuesday after undergoing bowel surgery

But, according to Football.London, the 22-year-old now appears well enough to head back to east London and will finally meet up with the rest of the squad ahead of the new season.

They report that West Ham’s doctors flew out to Portugal to visit Silva twice, once the day after his operation and then again a week later.

The player has endured a torrid 2019, having been sidelined for three months after sustaining a hernia problem following his first senior start for the club back in January.

He had only just recovered from a hernia problem which kept him sidelined for three months

He had only just recovered from a hernia problem which kept him sidelined for three months

He had only just recovered from a hernia problem which kept him sidelined for three months

 

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