The Hammers are in town!
Jack Wilshere prepares to warm-up for the first time as a West Ham player
The England midfielder showed real poise during his 45-minute appearance
Marko Arnautovic put West Ham in front within seven minutes
The Austrian was mobbed by his teammates after scoring
Captain Mark Noble was in the thick of the action as always
Arthur Masuaku provided pace and threat down the left flank
Marko doubled his tally and put the Hammers back in front before half-time
The scorer and the skipper...
Andriy Yarmolenko caught the eye with some neat touches in the final third
Manuel Pellegrini gets his point across from the touchline
Ryan Fredericks put in a real shift down the right flank
Preston goalkeeper Chris Maxwell saved Mark Noble's second half penalty
West Ham United were given a proper pre-season test by Championship side Preston North End.
The Hammers enjoyed a welcome workout at Deepdale, where two goals from Marko Arnautovic secured a 2-2 draw for Manuel Pellegrini's team.
Jack Wilshere made an impressive debut in Claret and Blue, while fellow summer signings Andriy Yarmolenko and Ryan Fredericks also caught the eye during a competitive encounter.
Club photographer Arfa Griffiths caught the best of the action on camera.