Mark Noble has strong message for West Ham fans regarding Dimitri Payet's commitment

West Ham United's Dimitri Payet applauds the fans at the end of the match

West Ham United's Dimitri Payet commitment to the club has been called into question over this past month.

During an interview with the club's official website, Hammers skipper Mark Noble has backed Dimitri Payet's commitment to West Ham, amidst concerns that he has lost interest, and is looking for a move away from the Olympic Stadium.

The France international has had nowhere near the same influence on the West Ham side as he did last season and, as a result, Slaven Bilic's men find themselves in a precarious position in the Premier League table, just one place outside of the relegation zone.

West Ham United's Dimitri Payet celebrates scoring their first goalWest Ham United's Dimitri Payet celebrates 

But Noble, 29, explained how Payet is fully committed to the cause, during an in-depth interview with whufc.com:

"Dimi is fully committed – I can tell you that now. He is great with the lads. I have got a very close bond with Dimi. I just love seeing people come to the club and do so well. I see him train every day. I see how he feels when he loses games. And don't forget, he hasn't even had a holiday. This season was going to be so difficult because of what he did last season."

West Ham earned a vital point at Anfield against Liverpool on Sunday, with Payet on the scoresheet, and the result lifted them outside the bottom three.

West Ham United's Dimitri Payet celebrates scoring their first goalWest Ham United's Dimitri Payet celebrates 

After an extremely tough run of games, Bilic's men now face a mini-respite, if there is such a thing in the Premier League,  with three consecutive games coming up against teams all inside the bottom eight of the table, including back-to-back home games against Burnley and Hull City.

They must be looking at taking maximum points from those fixtures if they are to have any chance of salvaging a season that has been bitterly disappointing up to this point.

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