James Tomkins raves about new signing Victor Moses, comments on training performances

Victor Moses in Chelsea lineup

James Tomkins has hailed West Ham's move to sign Victor Moses.

West Ham United defender James Tomkins has told the club's official website that new signing Victor Moses is a 'nightmare to mark'.

Moses, 24, joined the Hammers from Chelsea on a season-long loan deal, and was joined at Upton Park by three other new arrivals.

Alex Song, Michail Antonio and Nikica Jelavic all put pen-to-paper on deals with West Ham, but fans are particularly excited about Moses.

The Nigerian international winger spent last season on loan at Stoke City, and his impressive displays showed just what West Ham supporters can expect from their new signing.

Now, defender James Tomkins has given further insight to Moses, telling the club's official website that he knows just what Moses is capable of from their time together in the England youth steup.

Tomkins branded Moses a 'match winner', and says that the winger has already shown those qualities during training sessions, calling him 'a nightmare to mark'.

"I know Victor Moses fairly well from our time playing together for England," said Tomkins. "He was brilliant for Stoke last season and is a nightmare to mark. The lads have already seen that in training. He can be a match winner on his day and I will try and help him settle in as I know him well."

"He is a similar age to me and he wants to play games. He is playing for a massive club like Chelsea and they have offered him a new deal which shows what they think of him. But for him to come here and play first-team football is something he is seeking to do," he added.

Whilst Hammers boss Slaven Bilic has mostly played with a narrow diamond this season, but having a natural winger with great pace in Moses will now give him the opportunity to play a wider system in the coming weeks, where fans will be hoping to see that match-winning quality that Tomkins has spoken of.

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