West Ham troll Arsenal boss on Twitter over Payet and Ozil debate

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger

West Ham United have trolled Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger over long-running row as to who is better between Mesut Ozil and Dimitri Payet.

France's Dimitri Payet celebrates at the end of the matchFrance's Dimitri Payet celebrates during Euro 2016

West Ham's hero carried on where he left off for his club last season with dazzling displays in France's run to the Euro 2016 final over the summer.

Payet finished runner-up to teammate Antoine Griezmann as the player of the tournament as he has sparkled in his new-found role of the key midfield playmaker in Didier Deschamps' side.

In the song West Ham fans sing about their hero, they claim he's better than the great Zinedine Zidane. And he has certainly took on the legendary Zizou's mantle for France over the summer.

Arsenal's Mesut Ozil in actionArsenal's Mesut Ozil in action

Payet vying with Ozil for midfield crown

The Frenchman faced stiff competition all last season from Gunner Ozil as the pair vied to be the best midfielder in the Premier League.

And both made the six-man PFA Player of the Year shortlist last season.

The debate between West Ham and Gunners fans over their star men intensified last season when Arsenal supporters started using the Payet song changing the words for Ozil.

Dimitri Payet celebrates scoring the second goal for West HamDimitri Payet was one of the best midfielders in Europe last season

Stats a fact

Stats from football analysis website Oulala.com finally proved who is the more effective player during the Euros with Payet dominating his rival in six key areas.

Now the media team at West Ham has trolled Arsenal boss Wenger with a hilarious tongue-in-cheek picture and caption of him and Bilic on the club's official Twitter feed.

Arsenal manager Arsene WengerNot amused: Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger

'Come on Arsene...'

"Come on, Arsene, you know Payet is better than Ozil," West Ham tweeted along with a picture of the two managers talking at Wednesday's official Premier League launch event.

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