Former England striker Stan Collymore suggested several new players are reasons this season has been successful for West Ham United.
Collymore was debating the merits of this season with a West Ham supporter, arguing against the idea that it’s been an unproductive campaign for the club.
“Kouyate in his first season I think has done very well, despite one or two injuries there’s Enner Valencia and Sakho has proven to be a quality signing,” said Collymore.
There are questions which need to be answered over the summer and uncertainty surrounding the club’s manager Sam Allardyce, but Collymore has urged fans to be pessimistic rather than focus on the team’s poor recent form.
Cheikh Kouyate, Enner Valencia and Diafra Sakho are all very good examples of perhaps why Allardyce should be kept on at the club, because they show the manager has got a good eye for a player.
However, that’s not the issue that the majority of fans seem to have with Big Sam. They seem to be more concerned with his ability to get a group of top quality individuals playing well together with an entertaining style.
It’s a straight choice. The club can either be considered progressive in some areas, such as the players that have come in or fans can look back at what might have been, with the Hammers holding a European place over the first part of the campaign.