Cole, a former Chelsea and West Ham player, was impressed with the performance of Payet against Blackburn Rovers in the fifth round of the FA Cup on Saturday afternoon.
Payet is something else— Carlton Cole (@CarltonCole1) February 21, 2016
Aston Villa youngster Jack Grealish was also impressed with Payet’s performance and has made the following post on Twitter:
Payet is unbelievable !— Jack Grealish (@JackGrealish1) February 21, 2016
Payet is one of the best players in the Premier League, and he was superb against Blackburn.
The France international scored two goals at Ewood Park, as West Ham got the better of Championship side Rovers 5-1.
The attacking midfielder’s skills, tricks and work rate were enjoyable to watch, and it can be said without doubt that he is one of the best players in Europe at the moment.
Payet has scored seven goals and created 67 chances in 19 Premier League appearances for the Hammers so far this season.
The former Marseille star has a pass accuracy of 82% and a shot accuracy of 72%, and has won two headers, 47 dribbles and 12 tackles.