Football - West Ham: Complicated season for Maxwel Cornet

Football - West Ham: Complicated season for Maxwel Cornet

Maxwel Cornet is engaged in a race against time at West Ham. The Ivorian international knows for the moment a complicated season and wants to restore the image during this last straight line in the Premier League.

His arrival at West Ham for €17 million last summer had raised hopes. Maxwel Cornet (26) arrived with favorable preconceptions. The Ivorian international was, in fact, the lightning in the gray of Burnley, finally relegated to the Championship (English D2) at the end of the season 2021-2022. West Ham jumped at the chance to recruit the Elephant who had finished his first season in England with 9 goals in 26 Premier League games. Cornet signed a 5-year contract with the Hammers. Except that nothing happened as expected. The former striker of Lyon is really suffering in London.

For now, Cornet has played only 6 Premier League games and just 91 minutes. This famously short time of play shows that the Ivorian is content with snippets of match. Far from the ambitions of Maxwel Cornet who was eager to play his part and help West Ham United to be at the top of the Premier League standings in the final stages of the 2022-2023 campaign.

"My injury was complicated"

A calf injury sustained last October also hindered his progress. Back in early March, Cornet now wants to make up for lost time. "It's really good to be back with the guys. I've been away for a while, but now I'm really happy to be in the team and try to help the guys. It was not easy because the injury was complicated," said the Ivorian striker. "All the staff of West Ham took very good care of me. Now it's fine, I feel very good, confident. I worked hard during my recovery in France. Because I already knew that it would be difficult when I returned," adds Cornet. Chrono engaged then...

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