Alvin Martin praises Dimitri Payet’s finishing ability

West Ham

West Ham star Payet has been in exceptional form this season.

The Hammers have stormed their way into the Premier League top four, thanks in no small part to Dimitri Payet, and Alvin Martin has praised his finishing ability in relation to a number of other top flight players.

Payet, who arrived at West Ham from Marseille in the summer transfer window, has been one of the standout players in the entire division this season.

His goalscoring and creative skills have been at the top of their game, with the 27-year-old chipping in with five goals and three assists in nine Premier League games.

Most impressively though, is how well rounded his attacking skills actually are. He creates chances from open play and set-pieces, and has scored goals from all areas of the field in varying situations.

Martin was lavishing praise on Payet’s strike in West Ham’s 3-1 victory over Crystal Palace at the weekend, which secured the three points in a close fought game.

Picking up the ball on the edge of the box, Payet drew out the keeper, and chipped a delightful finish into the back of the net. Few people would have had the confidence to try such a shot, and even fewer would have had the ability to pull it off.

Payet looks to be one of the signings of the season - if not the signing of the season - and, best of all for West Ham fans, there is no indication that Payet is slowing down, with many believing he can only get better as the season wears on.

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