Bilic praises new West Ham staff member Nikola Jurcevic

Upton Park

West Ham United have a new assistant manager at the club, and their boss could not be happier.

West Ham United manager Slaven Bilic has been speaking to the club’s official website about the appointment of Nikola Jurcevic as his new assistant.

Jurcevic has been granted a work permit so he can now start work at Upton Park and his countryman Bilic is clearly excited to welcome him into the fold.

West Ham have already earned some memorable victories since Bilic took charge with the Hammers overcoming Arsenal and Liverpool away from home before comfortably defeating Newcastle United last time out.

Those results have seen West Ham climb to fifth in the Premier League table and next up for the Hammers is an evening clash with current leaders Manchester City this weekend.

Such has been West Ham’s recent form that it is not beyond them to inflict City’s first defeat of the season at the Etihad Stadium, but it will take all their efforts to pull off what would be the shock of the season so far.

Speaking following Jurcevic’s appointment, Bilic told, “You cannot imagine how delighted I am with the news of his appointment.

“He has big dedication, big passion and has a great knowledge of the game. He will work 24/7 and is very loyal.”

The sky is the limit for West Ham this season and it seems they have brought in another man who will only make them better.

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