David Gold backs Sam Byram to have a great future at West Ham United

Sam Byram was brought to West Ham United during the January transfer window.

David Gold has said that Sam Byram has a great future at West Ham United, after being asked about his progress on Twitter.

Byram joined West Ham from Leeds United in the January transfer window, and he has made an impressive start at Upton Park.

The 22-year-old showed his class on his debut against Manchester City, and Gold is optimistic about the youngster’s future with the Hammers.

Byram has been forced to miss West Ham’s last two matches against Liverpool and Aston Villa due to injury.

In his absence, James Tomkins has stepped up to fill in the void at right-back and he has been very solid.

It leaves Byram with a fight on his hands to win his place back, but Slaven Bilic’s faith in his new recruit has already been highlighted.

After Carl Jenkinson picked up an injury, West Ham could have entered the market for a right-back in January, but they resisted the temptation, suggesting that Bilic feels Byram is already equipped for a first team role.

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