Slaven Bilic explains what West Ham must do during the international break

West Ham have started the season well and the Croat naturally wants them to continue in the same vein.

The hard work won't end for West Ham United during the international break, according to manager Slaven Bilic.

Indeed, the Croatian coach has insisted his side must use their time off to train, motivate themselves and come back 'even hungrier.'

West Ham drew 1-1 with Everton on Saturday afternoon and Bilic admits he was pleased with the result and his team's start to the campaign.

But he naturally wants the east London side to continue in the same vein during and after the upcoming international break.

After the 1-1 draw with Everton, the Hammers rise to fifth in the Premier League, with Tottenham Hotspur yet to play tomorrow - who could once again overtake them.

West Ham's strong start to the campaign may count for nothing if they don't keep their form up but boss Bilic seems grounded - and the east London club don't appear as though they will take anything for granted.

After a loss and a draw, the international break has come at a good time for West Ham. They resume their Premier League season by traveling to White Hart Lane to face Spurs after the international break.

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