Everton boss Roberto Martinez praises West Ham United's belief

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West Ham United take on Everton in the Premier League on Saturday.

Everton manager Roberto Martinez has said at his press conference on Thursday, covered by the club's official Twitter account, that West Ham United’s biggest strength is their belief.

The Hammers have pieced together a wonderful opening to their campaign, and they look to be a team that is brimming with confidence.

Slaven Bilic has instilled a positive mentality in the Hammers’ squad, and Martinez says that Everton will be relishing the challenge of trying to match their London-based opponents at the weekend.

West Ham’s confidence comes from their run of results, which has elevated them into sixth place in the Premier League table.

The Hammers have beaten the likes of Liverpool, Arsenal, Chelsea and Manchester City over the campaign to date, and they look to be one of the most threatening teams in the division.

Everton go into their meeting this weekend with momentum of their own, though, as they have also made a promising start to the new term.

Martinez’s side beat Sunderland 6-2 in their most recent outing, and they will move to within one point of West Ham if they can beat them on Saturday.

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