West Ham facing Europa League defensive crisis after Issa Diop ruled out

Diop could miss rest of season with ankle ligament injuryCraig Dawson is only fit centre-back for European semi-finalWest Ham’s hopes of winning the Europa League have suffered a setback with David Moyes facing a defensive crisis after Issa Diop suffered an ankle injury that could rule him out for the rest of the season.Diop picked up a knock during the final stages of last Sunday’s 1-1 draw with Burnley and initial tests have indicated that the defender could be out for eight weeks with ligament damage, leaving Craig Dawson as West Ham’s only fit centre-back. With Angelo Ogbonna and Kurt Zouma already unavailable for the season that leaves Moyes with a major selection headache before his side’s Europa League semi-final against Eintracht Frankfurt.