Winston Reid praises Dimitri Payet’s performances for France

France's Dimitri Payet before the match

The West Ham midfielder has been the star of the show at Euro 2016.

France's Dimitri Payet before the matchFrance's Dimitri Payet before the match

Speaking to the club’s official website, West Ham United defender Winston Reid has praised Dimitri Payet’s performances for France at Euro 2016.

The Hammers star has been the star of the show for the hosts so far, with two goals in three games helping them to qualify for the knockout stages.

France's Dimitri Payet celebrates after scoring their second goalFrance's Dimitri Payet celebrates after scoring their second goal

The first of those was a super strike to beat Romania in the opening game, while he also added a late second in the victory over Albania.

Aside from his goals, his general play has been superb, as he has established himself as the key man in Didier Deschamps’ side. Reid has been impressed, saying he hopes that his Hammers teammate can continue this fine form next season.

“I saw the opening game and he was really, really good in that game and came up with a brilliant goal at the end,” he told whufc.com.

“I didn’t see the second game, but I heard he got another goal and played a part in France’s other goal. He’s had an unbelievable twelve months and hopefully he can carry on with that form.”

France's Dimitri Payet celebrates at the end of the matchFrance's Dimitri Payet celebrates at the end of the match

While Reid is hoping that Payet can continue his fine form, West Ham will secretly be wishing he wasn’t starring in France.

His performances have not gone unnoticed this summer, with the big European clubs sure to be alerted to him this summer.

Indeed, there has already been talk that Real Madrid are monitoring him, via the Telegraph, and should he keep starring then a bid could be on its way.

France's Dimitri Payet celebrates after the gameFrance's Dimitri Payet celebrates after the game

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