West Ham fans believe Cheikhou Kouyate is their best player after Burnley display

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West Ham fans were full of praise for Cheikhou Kouyate on Twitter.

West Ham clinched just their third league win of 2015 after a 1-0 victory over Burnley at Upton Park on Saturday afternoon.

The winning goal came in the first half as Mark Noble converted a penalty, which was awarded after Cheikhou Kouyate had been brought down inside the box.

The Hammers enjoyed 60% of possession and 29 shots on goal, but couldn't find a second as 10-man Burnley - who had Michael Duff sent off for giving away the penalty - frustrated them.

However, fans were full of praise for midfielder Kouyate after the game, who has enjoyed a superb debut season in English football.

The Senegal international, 25, arrived from Anderlecht last summer and has been a regular for the Hammers, featuring largely in midfield and even in the centre of defence in emergencies.

After another impressive performance, West Ham fans took to Twitter to laud Kouyate, with some fans even comparing him to Manchester City star Yaya Toure.

Here are some of the reactions from West Ham fans on Twitter after yet another fine performance from Kouyate, this time against Burnley...

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