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West Ham have signed Arsenal goalkeeper Manuel Almunia on an emergency loan after regular keeper Rob Green was ruled out for six weeks.
Almunia, 34, should make his debut when the Irons play Crystal Palace at Selhurst Park tomorrow. Green is recovering from a knee cartilage operation.
West Ham were left to rue not having new signing Jon Carew available after slipping to a disappointing 1-0 home defeat in their first game of the new season.
Cardiff stole all three points thanks to Kenny Miller's injury time winner yesterday and it was the Hammers profligate finishing that stalled the start of their Championship promotion charge.
West Ham's quartet of England internationals will be allowed to leave the club if they are relegated from the Premier League this season.
Hammers' co-chairman David Gold admitted that the club would not prevent Carlton Cole, Rob Green, Scott Parker and Matthew Upson leaving at the end of this season.
Making your debut for a new club is always a nerve-wracking moment for any player but when you get thrown in at the last minute you could be excused for dropping a clanger or two.
But West Ham goalkeeper Ruud Boffin enjoyed a fine first appearance for the Irons when he played against Blackburn last Saturday, despite only finding out he was playing 24 hours before.
West Ham had to settle for a point in last night's relegation scrap at Fratton Park.
A 52nd minute goal by Matthew Upson looked to have secured the win for the Irons but Portsmouth's Danny Webber rescued his side with a fine low strike 14 minutes from full time.