18-year-old Swiss talent Noha Sylvestre comments on West Ham hopes after prestigious award nomination

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The teenager is hoping to get plenty of action for the West Ham under-21s.

West Ham have a great and rich history for bringing through top young talent and the club is no different today.

Reece Oxford is in the first-team picture and Josh Cullen has also had an impact this season. Martin Samuelsen is shining out on loan at West Ham fans have high hopes for plenty of their youngsters.

One such name is Noha Sylvestre.

The talented teenage midfielder joined the club as a 15-year-old from Concordia Basel in his homeland.

He has since been stepping up in the youth ranks and the 18-year-old has clearly been catching the eye in his native Switzerland.

He has been nominated for a young sports personality award in Switzerland after impressing in the West Ham youth ranks.

He has now been speaking about the award and how he hopes to get more regular playing time with the West Ham under-21s throughout the rest of the season. He told Hammers TV:

"It would be really special because as I said this is the country where I am from because as I said this is my country and it would be a big thing for me.

"It would make everyone proud, my family my friends. Obviously it would be a great thing for the club because I play for West Ham people will talk about West Ham.

"My first game with the under-21s here was a big thing for me. The fact I played well was good. I am looking forward to playing more with the u21s."

The Swiss under-18 international certainly looks like being a real talent for the future and a name for West Ham fans to remember for the years to come.

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