Kouyate makes determined statement as Hammers look to back-up win

West Ham United midfielder Cheikh Kouyate is determined for his side to back-up an impressive win against the Gunners.

West Ham United midfielder Cheikh Kouyate has told the club’s official website that he’s focused on nothing more than a win against Leicester this weekend.

The Hammers got off to a great start last weekend against Arsenal, with a 2-0 win away at the Emirates which gives the side plenty of momentum ahead of the game.

Kouyate has also explained the main lesson he was taught by Premier League football last season in terms of the difficulty of going from one week to the next, with intense match after intense match.

“We are in the Premier League and all the matches are difficult. Each weekend you have a match which is super difficult, there is no such thing as an easy game. We found that out last year,” he told whufc.com.

“If we want to do something, we have to take the points. We're playing at home and we have to try to take the three points.”

The chance to make a real statement

West Ham face a different challenge against Leicester than the one they faced against Arsenal last weekend, but they have a real chance to make a statement this weekend.

Another impressive performance and win shows that the Hammers are bang in form, with good performances all over their side and a manager in Slaven Bilic who has shown that he’s understanding the Premier League very quickly.

West Ham’s main priority this season is the Premier League and getting into a good position by the time of the move to the Olympic Stadium, which creates a number of exciting possibilities for the football club.

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