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West Ham United flop Carlos Sanchez looks set to leave the club this summer, according to a report published by reliable Hammers source Claret and Hugh. 

The 33-year-old joined the East Londoners 12 months ago and had a frustrating season, which was ravaged by injuries.

Sanchez went on to play just seven Premier League games for West Ham and did not provide the value for money that Manuel Pellegrini would have been hoping for.

The report added that Sanchez will be allowed to leave the London Stadium for a fee of around £1.5-£2 million.

This would present a fair amount for a player that did not play much during the past season let alone impress.

West Ham really need to look at signing players who are less injury prone this summer.

They have been ravaged by injury issues during recent years. During the past season alone, Andriy Yarmolenko, Sanchez, Andy Carroll, Manuel Lanzini, Jack Wilshere and Winston Reid spent the vast majority of the season unavailable due to injury.

Even Samir Nasri, who joined the club on a short-term deal in January, spent a significant portion of the second half of last season unavailable due to injury.

Sanchez’s departure will mean that West Ham will likely have to look at signing a new defensive midfielder this summer.

Instead of signing injury ravaged players who are promising, the Hammers should be smarter and even rather opt for less gifted players who have a high work-rate and who are not injury prone.

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