Nayef Aguerd operated successfully

More fear than harm for Nayef Aguerd. After picking up an ankle injury, the Morocco international has undergone successful surgery, West Ham said in a statement.

Newly recruited by West Ham, Nayef Aguerd had made a good impression during pre-season with the club, before suffering an injury in a pre-season friendly against Glasgow Rangers last week.

“The Moroccan defender will now continue his rehabilitation at Rush Green with the club’s medical team”, underlined the Hammers without giving details as to the duration of the unavailability of the 26-year-old player, approaching the Cup. world 2022 with the national team.

From Stade Rennais, the Atlas Lion joined the ranks of the Hammers in June after signing a five-year contract, for the sum of 35 million euros without bonuses, making him the most expensive player ever sold by the Ligue 1 club.

A pure product of the Mohammed V academy, Aguerd began his career at FUS before joining Ligue 1 with Dijon FCO.

During his time at DFCO, Aguerd played 28 games and scored 4 goals. In two seasons in Rennes, the native of Kenitra played 80 games and scored 7 goals, becoming a key player in the French formation.

Aguerd has also established himself as an indisputable holder with the Atlas Lions who are due to participate in the next World Cup in Qatar, from November 21 to December 18.


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