West Ham fans react on Twitter to Michail Antonio's performance v Villa

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West Ham drew 1-1 at Villa Park and supporters gave the 25-year-old a bit of stick...

West Ham United fans were left disappointed on Boxing Day, despite watching their side take the lead at Aston Villa and look set for their first win in quite some time.

A Villa equaliser, however, left West Ham with their sixth draw in eight games (they haven't won any of those eight).

Injuries have certainly taken their toll on the Hammers in recent weeks but that fact serves no comfort when Slaven Bilic's men sit as low as 10th in the Premier League table. After their promising start to the domestic season, few would have envisaged such a quick slide down the standings. But it was always a risk if key members of the West Ham squad were to succumb to fitness problems.

That's exactly what has happened and their replacements haven't quite delivered as of yet. Michail Antonio is one example. Yes, the 25-year-old should be given time but there has been a lot of impatience aimed in his direction already.

Indeed, against Aston Villa, Antonio failed to impress a lot of West Ham fans. Some have defended the forward and suggest their fellow supporters should wait for the former Forest man to come good. Others, however, want more from a multi-million pound signing...

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