West Ham fans react on Twitter to Kevin Nolan's display against Chelsea

Kevin Nolan

West Ham fans were bemused by Sam Allardyce's loyalty to Kevin Nolan in the Hammers' 2-0 defeat to Chelsea today.

West Ham United couldn't get a result at Stamford Bridge this afternoon, losing 2-0 to an impressive Chelsea side.

Sam Allardyce has guided the Hammers to the top four this season, but today's defeat and Southampton's win over Crystal Palace means they now drop out of the Champions League places.

Goals from John Terry and Diego Costa handed Jose Mourinho's side all three points, with West Ham unable to continue their fine recent form.

West Ham fans were naturally disappointed on Twitter after the game, urging manager Allardyce to make changes to the line-up - particularly concerning Kevin Nolan.

The Hammers skipper struggled throughout, and West Ham fans were calling for the 32-year-old to be dropped from the starting line-up in favour of other, more mobile players.

Nolan was one of Allardyce's key players during their time together at Bolton, and has also been productive at Upton Park under 'Big Sam'.

Yet now, West Ham's squad means that there are better players available than Nolan, and it may be time for Nolan to be taken out of the side if Allardyce is to lead West Ham to European qualification.

Here are some of the reactions from West Ham fans on Twitter after Nolan's poor display against Chelsea.

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