'Fantastic' Hammers youngster lauded by loan club's manager after recent form

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Luton Town manager John Still has praised the impact that West Ham United loanee Elliot Lee has made so far.

Luton Town boss John Still has praised West Ham United youngster Elliot Lee on the Hatters' official site

Lee joined Luton back in February and he has gone on to make six appearances for the League Two side, scoring twice over these matches.

His performances have seen him firmly establish his place in the side and, after his loan was extended until the end of the season today, Still had some kind words for the 20-year-old.

"Elliot's been fantastic for us since joining and we're thrilled we'll have him for the rest of this season," he said.

“He was superb against Wycombe and was dreadfully unlucky against Newport. He’s getting fitter all the time and I think that sharpness has been there for all to see in our past two matches.”

Lee scored in Luton's match against Wycombe Wanderers last night but, unfortunately, he was not on the winning side during the contest.

The Hatters lost 3-2 to their promotion rivals and it leaves their chances of claiming a top-three spot looking limited. 

It means that Lee is likely to have to help Luton get through the play-offs if he is to fire his side into League One.

In this sort of form, he could be the difference maker, but the rest of the team need to start pulling their weight as Luton have lost their last five games, and Lee has still only been on the winning side once since moving to Kenilworth Road. 

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