Mark Noble insists this is the best West Ham squad in his time

The Hammers are currently competing for a top four place.

This is easily the best squad Mark Noble has been a part of during his time at the club, he has told the club’s official website.

The Hammers have been hugely impressive this season, in their first campaign under Slaven Bilic.

They are currently fifth in the table and just a point behind Manchester City in fourth, with many believing they will secure Champions League football in the games remaining.

Key to their success has been the performances of summer signings such as Dimitri Payet and Manuel Lanzini and Noble says this is easily the best squad he’s played in.

“For sure it is the best team,” he told

“You can see by the players we have got and the players we are bringing off the substitutes bench that we have got a great squad.”

“We showed that once again in the Chelsea game with Andy Carroll coming off the bench and getting on the score sheet. Emenike also came on and did great for us.”

While most of Bilic’s signings have proved to be hits, it is one man who has truly stolen the show, Dimitri Payet.

The Frenchman has been in sensational form since joining from Marseille, proving to be one of the signings of the season and the catalyst for much of their success this season.

He is key to their hopes of finishing in the top four and they will be hoping that he can continue his fine form as the campaign draws to its conclusion.

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