Ian Wright on how West Ham players will feel after Bilic's comments

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Ian Wright says West Ham's players will be reflecting on their defeat to Tottenham

Ian Wright has told BBC Radio 5 Live that West Ham's players will have been listening closely to Slaven Bilic's comments after their loss to Tottenham.

Bilic was critical of his side's performance in the 4-1 defeat on Sunday, soundly beaten by an inspired Spurs side.

The West Ham boss had told The BBC that Tottenham were 'quicker and stronger' than his team, and that the home side could quite easily have won by a higher margin.

Former Premier League striker Ian Wright admitted he found Bilic's comments interesting, and believes they could get a reaction out of his players.

He said: "It's refreshing to hear a manager come out and be so openly honest about it.

"As a player hearing the manager speak like that, that should resonate and make you feel a little bit bad."

This is a time where Bilic will find out about the character of his players. The ones who really do care, should really strive to impress over the coming week, and show they have the desire to bounce back, and just put this game down to a bad day at the office.

They are not the only team to be well beaten at White Hart Lane this season, with Manchester City hammered 4-1 at the start of last month,

Up next West Ham have a home fixture against West Brom, which they need to get all three points from. Bilic will have to select his team carefully, and see who has learned lessons from their defeat to Spurs.

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