Manuel Lanzini reflects on special goal in West Ham's win over Liverpool

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The midfielder has also thanked the West Ham faithful for their continued support.

Speaking to the club’s official website, West Ham United midfielder Manuel Lanzini says opening his Premier League goal account against Liverpool was a 'special' moment for him.

The Argentine was signed on loan from United Arab Emirates based Al Jazira over the summer in a somewhat left field move from manager Slaven Bilic..

However, the former Riva Plate man has enjoyed a promising start to his Hammers career, with two goals in two starts, the latest of which was the opener in the emphatic 3-0 win over Liverpool last time out.

And he says finding the target in a memorable victory at Anfield was a moment to cherish for not only him, but the team as well.

“It was very special, for myself and for the team,” he old whufc.com.

“We won and we played very well, and it was important too. I am very happy and I hope it keeps going like that. I’m very happy. The club and the Premier League are excellent; the people have been very polite to me.”

Grateful for the support from the fans

This season is, of course, a big one for Slaven Bilic’s side, with them set to leave their iconic Boleyn Ground at the end of the season for a switch to the Olympic Stadium.

That means that every home game now has taken on added significance, with the West Ham faithful keen to make every game at Upton Park one to remember before they leave.

And Lanzini says he is grateful for their support, believing that the long waiting list for season tickets at the new stadium is an indication that a bright future lies ahead.

“I’m grateful for the support that they are showing to us,” he added.

“I will always do my best to show respect to the fans and the club. I heard that there is a long waiting list to get a season ticket for next year in the new Stadium. This is really good for the club.”

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