WEST HAM striker Michail Antonio has a special celebration for Newcastle partner Callum Wilson if he scores when the two sides meet this weekend.
Antonio, 31, and Wilson, 29, have had a close friendship since starting the Footballer Podcast together.
But the friends will face off against each other on Saturday when their respective teams meet in the Premier League – in what has become a must-win for both sides.
And Hammers ace Antonio has let his Toon close friend Wilson, he intends to show no remorse when the teams lock horns at midday tomorrow at London Stadium.
Antonio also revealed that he has a unique celebration especially for Wilson if he wins the scoreboard and sinks the Magpies.
Antonio ponders about audio files to Wilson: “It’s fair to say that it takes 3 points, we’ll be in 4th place so we can’t give up.
“We have to try, and I like you and the relationship we’ve built on this podcast, we just can’t give it up, and if I score this weekend I’ll give you a W .”
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Unfortunately for Wilson, he won’t be able to do so during the encounter because he’s injured.
But despite his bravery, Antonio is aware that beating the Magpies – who are in impressive form so far – will not be easy.
Toon’s Eddie Howe’s side have won their last three Prem games smoothly with the help of Kieran Trippier’s scoring signing.
Trippier saved the Magpies last week when he scored a stunning free-kick in their 1-0 win over Aston Villa.
But the Hammers will be relieved they won’t have to deal with the former Atletico Madrid star as he is also injured. in the game Villa follows his heroes.
The Hammers, by contrast, dropped two points in their 2-2 draw with Leicester City last week amid the East London club scene. Kurt Zouma argues about cat stoning that Antonio spoke out about.
Speaking about the threat Newcastle posed, Antonio added: “It’s definitely going to be a tough game with the way you’ve shown over the last few weeks, you see resilience in your team and we I have shown that as well.
“We basically got everything even though we weren’t at our best.”
If Antonio gets the scoreboard and does the ‘W’ celebration, it won’t be the first time he’s been celebrated in a unique way.
During the Hammers’ win over Crystal Palace last month, Antonio dives above the ground and performs a tribute to Mortal-Kombat after your goal.
And he also went in Anchor from The Matrix mode as he heads the net against Tottenham last year.
https://www.the-sun.com/sport/4719176/antonio-promises-wilson-goal-celebration-newcastle-west-ham/ West Ham star Michail Antonio promises to mock Callum Wilson with celebration if he scores against Newcastle