Thursday 10 Aug
Updated Thursday 10 Aug 13:30
First Team

In pictures: Hammers prepare for Premier League opener

New boy Sead Haksabanovic trained with the first-team squad
New boy Sead Haksabanovic trained with the first-team squad
Chicharito has declared himself 'ready' to face former club Manchester United
Chicharito has declared himself 'ready' to face former club Manchester United
Angelo Ogbonna gives our club photographer Arfa Griffiths the seal of approval
Angelo Ogbonna gives our club photographer Arfa Griffiths the seal of approval
Diafra Sakho is getting closer to a first-team return
Diafra Sakho is getting closer to a first-team return
Youngster Declan Rice gives the coaching staff a hand
Youngster Declan Rice gives the coaching staff a hand
Coaching assistant Julian Dicks shows off his new choice in headgear to goalkeeper coach Chris Woods
Coaching assistant Julian Dicks shows off his new choice in headgear to goalkeeper coach Chris Woods
Pablo Zabaleta looks impressed with Chicharito's ball skills
Pablo Zabaleta looks impressed with Chicharito's ball skills
Joe Hart prepares to return to Manchester
Joe Hart prepares to return to Manchester
Marko Arnautovic is set to make his competitive debut at Old Trafford
Marko Arnautovic is set to make his competitive debut at Old Trafford
The Austrian has settled quickly into life as a Hammer
The Austrian has settled quickly into life as a Hammer
Jose Fonte illustrates why he is considered a model professional
Jose Fonte illustrates why he is considered a model professional
Adrian braves the rain at Rush Green
Adrian braves the rain at Rush Green
Winston Reid is available again after missing the Manchester City defeat through suspension
Winston Reid is available again after missing the Manchester City defeat through suspension
Michail Antonio is in training and set to feature in Friday's Premier League 2 opener against Everton
Michail Antonio is in training and set to feature in Friday's Premier League 2 opener against Everton
Captain Mark Noble leads the warm-up
Captain Mark Noble leads the warm-up
New boy Sead Haksabanovic trained with the first-team squad1
Chicharito has declared himself 'ready' to face former club Manchester United2
Angelo Ogbonna gives our club photographer Arfa Griffiths the seal of approval3
Diafra Sakho is getting closer to a first-team return4
Youngster Declan Rice gives the coaching staff a hand5
Coaching assistant Julian Dicks shows off his new choice in headgear to goalkeeper coach Chris Woods6
Pablo Zabaleta looks impressed with Chicharito's ball skills7
Joe Hart prepares to return to Manchester8
Marko Arnautovic is set to make his competitive debut at Old Trafford9
The Austrian has settled quickly into life as a Hammer10
Jose Fonte illustrates why he is considered a model professional11
Adrian braves the rain at Rush Green12
Winston Reid is available again after missing the Manchester City defeat through suspension13
Michail Antonio is in training and set to feature in Friday's Premier League 2 opener against Everton14
Captain Mark Noble leads the warm-up15

 

West Ham United braved torrential rain to take to the training pitch at Rush Green in preparation for Sunday's Premier League season opener at Manchester United.

Slaven Bilic and his coaching staff welcomed Michail Antonio and Diafra Sakho to full training, while new boy Sead Haksabanovic was also involved.

Club photographer Arfa Griffiths grabbed his own waterproofs and shot these fantastic images as the Hammers stepped up preparations for their trip to Old Trafford.