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West Ham’s Lucas Perez Issues Statement After He Was Accused of Refusing to Warm-up v Everton

West Ham’s Lucas Perez Issues Statement After He Was Accused of Refusing to Warm-up v Everton

West Ham striker Lucas Perez has issued a statement after he was accused of refusing to warm-up during yesterday’s 3-1 win over Everton.

Having lost all four of their Premier League games this season before today, you’d have thought a much-needed three points would have Hammers supporters and staff on Could Nine, but it seems Perez’s actions has seized the limelight.

With West Ham coasting at 3-1 yesterday, manager Mauricio Pellegrini called for his Spanish former Arsenal forward, but his reaction was pretty clear for all to see:

As we told you yesterday, his club’s supporters were far from happy with his antics, but Perez has now issued a statement of his own – and he’s simply denying that he refused to warm-up at all:

What do you think of the incident, and Perez’s explanation? Can he now save his career at the London Stadium?

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