West Ham United star Alex Song full of praise for teammate Diafra Sakho

Alex Song

West Ham United midfielder Alex Song is impressed with teammate Diafra Sakho’s performance so far this season.

West Ham United midfielder Alex Song has been singing the praises of teammate Diafra Sakho.

The 24-year-old striker joined the London outfit from French club Metz in the summer transfer window.

The Senegal international has wasted no time in banging in the goals and has taken to the Premier League like a duck to water.

Sakho’s goal for West Ham in their 2-1 home win against Manchester City on Saturday was his seventh in as many competitive starts for the Hammers.

It was also the striker’s sixth league goal, leading Song, who himself joined West Ham from Barcelona on a season-long loan deal in the summer, to praise him.

"Diafra has made an unbelievable start and I think there is even more to come from this guy because he's hungry’, he told West Ham TV. ‘I'm very happy for him, it's not easy to come to England from the French league but he has done very well’.

Song himself has been hugely impressive at West Ham and has been one of the best players in the Premier League so far this campaign.

The former Arsenal midfielder was key in West Ham’s win against City at the Boleyn Ground on Saturday, winning three tackles, two interceptions and seven duels.

West Ham are currently fourth in the Premier League table with 16 points from nine matches, and there are suggestions that they could eventually finish in the top six this campaign.

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