West Ham ace Cheikou Kouyate happy with his form

Ramires Kick - Chelsea v West Ham

West Ham's Cheikou Kouyate is happy with how the season has begun.

West Ham midfielder Cheikou Kouyate has told the club's official website he is pleased with his own form at present.

The 25-year-old insists though he is far from the only one who deserves credit, with all of his teammates worthy of all the plaudits they are currently receiving.

The Hammers have now beaten Arsenal, Liverpool, Manchester City and Chelsea this season, and currently sit in third place in the Premier League.

I am happy with my form and to play so well against Chelsea. But it is about the whole team and everyone played well from Adrian through to Sakho.

“Andy Carroll has come on and done well. It is about all the players and we are one team. We need to carry on this good form and stay positive."

Kouyate added that those working behind the scenes also deserve credit for the club's league standing, adding: “The start has been very good for all the players. The staff have worked very hard and all the players have enjoyed a good start to the season."

He has good reason to be happy with his performances, playing a key role in stifling Chelsea's creativity at the weekend in the 2-1 home win.

Into his second season with the Hammers, the Senegalese international has even netted three times in his nine starts for the club so far this campaign.

Now they need to show the same intensity in their next Premier League game at Watford, a potential banana skin, and Kouyate's place in the starting line-up should be automatic.

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