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Around the excitement for West Ham United's away clash at Manchester City, there was also some exciting news for the Hammers' goalscorer later that day...

But first, Algerian international Sofiane Feghouli was quick to congratulate Hammers stopper Adrian on his first Spain call-up
But the keeper's focus was well and truly on the game ahead - afterall, the Spaniard had a blinder at the Etihad last season...
The side's other stopper Darren Randolph was also buzzing to be in Manchester ahead of the eagerly-awaited match

While Aaron Cresswell, still out injured, had the belief that the Hammers could recreate the heroics of last season and snatch three points at the Etihad
Cresswell's replacement in the side has been Arthur Masuaku, and he was looking forward to a first fixture in Manchester

And finally before the game, Gohkan Tore, who set up Slaven Bilic's side's winner in their last league outing, was ready to battle again away from home
And despite defeat, Michail Antonio was first delighted to score, but then even more so after receiving some more great news...
Teammate Ashley Fletcher was one of the first to congratulate the winger
And Joint Chairman David Gold also took to Twitter to offer his congratulations
England manager Sam Allardyce explained his reasons for including the winger, though most Hammers knew them already
While the messages of good will came in from famous Hammers up and down the country