Payet accepts new system was a necessity, but wants more of the ball

West Ham United's Dimitri Payet in action with Manchester United's Paul Pogba

West Ham United take on Manchester United in the quarter-final of the EFL Cup tonight.

Speaking to the the club's official website, Hammers superstar Dimitri Payet shared how he is pleased with his side's current system, and how it is working, but he would still like to see more of the ball.

The mercurial Frenchman has not quite hit the incredible levels he reached last season, but is still West Ham's most important player.

He has contributed with one goal and five assists in 11 Premier League outings so far this season, but his influence on Slaven Bilic's men has been limited, with the Hammers currently languishing awards the bottom of the table in 16th place.

West Ham United's Dimitri PayetWest Ham United's Dimitri Payet

And Payet explained how West Ham's switch of system has paid dividends, despite him being happier when he sees more of the ball, as quoted by

"The system is in place for perfectly good reasons. I'm happy right now because the decision has paid off, but yes, of course, I am more happy with the ball."

West Ham United's Dimitri Payet looks dejected after a penalty appeal is not givenWest Ham United's Dimitri Payet 

Bill's side head to Old Trafford again tonight to take on Man United in the quarter-final of the EFL Cup.

With their Premier League struggles, a win tonight and a place in the semi-final of the competition would be a fantastic boost for everyone at the club and could, in turn, help improve their stuttering league form.

West Ham United's Dimitri Payet looks dejectedWest Ham United's Dimitri Payet

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