Argentine will become key West Ham attacker in Payet's absence

Argentine will become key West Ham attacker in Payet's absence

Following Dmitri Payet's departure from West Ham, the club must now turn to Manuel Lanzini as their key attacker and the Argentine must deliver. He faces a heavy burden - following in the footsteps of the talented Frenchman but Lanzini's importance to Slaven Bilic's side has doubled given Payet's departure. Despite a shaky start to the season and statistics which were much less impressive than his numbers in the final weeks of the 2015-16 season, Payet still held much importance …
Liverpool Vs West Ham United Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

Liverpool Vs West Ham United Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

What a difference one year, a full pre-season, and some good signings make! This forthcoming game week in the Premier League will end with Liverpool hosting West Ham. Last season, at the end of 14 game weeks, these two sides were separated by a single point and two league positions. West Ham were having a wonderful season, raining on oppositions’ parades especially in big away games. At the same time, Liverpool were adjusting to life under a charismatic and more …
Manchester United v West Ham United Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

Manchester United v West Ham United Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

The Premier League table currently looks like a story of three clusters. In the top five positions, separated by four points between 24 and 28, are clubs that have shown exceptional form over a string of matches at least at some time during this first third of the season. Below them are a dozen average-performing teams bunched together between 11 and 19 points, and below these are the early relegation candidates between 6 to 10 points. This weekend in Premier …
Slaven Bilic the RockStar Manager

Slaven Bilic the RockStar Manager

Any club that makes four close season signings and all four pay off will inevitably have a good season. Slaven Bilic signed Dmitri Payet, Manuel Lanzini, Angelo Agbonna and Michail Antonio and they have all slotted seamlessly into the first team contributing immensely. Payet with 9 goals 9 assists, Lanzini with 6 goals 2 assists and Antonio has 6 goals and 5 assists. That's an astonishing 21 Premier League goals and 17 assists from 3 new signings at a combined …
West Ham vs Tottenham Hotspur Preview | Key Men, Stats and Team News

West Ham vs Tottenham Hotspur Preview | Key Men, Stats and Team News

Tottenham are sitting two points behind League leaders Leicester City. They will be looking to snatch the 3 points from this game against West Ham and hope to get closer to their title dreams this season. Mauricio Pochettino admits he may have to be careful with some of his players ahead of Tottenham’s crunch trip to West Ham on Wednesday. West Ham, on the other hand, enjoyed a 5-1 victory over Blackburn in the FA Cup, and a 1-0 win …
Dimitri Payet - Would he be a good signing for West Ham?

Dimitri Payet - Would he be a good signing for West Ham?

West Ham are an ambitious club looking to move up and challenge at the very top of the Premier League over the next five years after moving into the Olympic Stadium in the summer of 2016. They have showed their ambition by removing Sam Allardyce who had done a good job at Upton Park, to appoint Slaven Bilic. The Croatian has less experience than Allardyce in the Premier League, but he is well respected across Europe, which highlights the club's …