Bilic admits frustration but shares something West Ham cannot be accused of

West Ham United manager Slaven Bilic gestures

West Ham United are once again a club in crisis following Saturday's defeat.

West Ham United manager Slaven Bilic during the matchWest Ham United manager Slaven Bilic 

Hammers boss Slaven Bilic spoke to reporters in the aftermath of his side's disappointing 3-2 home loss to Leicester City on Saturday, and responded to suggestions that his side have lost their intensity during games and training sessions since they reached the 31 point mark at the start of February, as quoted by the cub's official website.

West Ham have been on a woeful run of from in recent weeks, taking just two points from their last five Premier League outings, and now find themselves in 12th position, just nine points clear of the relegation zone.

And question marks were raised regarding the setup at the East London club when Jaap Stam told reporters last week that the reason why Reece Oxford has hardly featured for Reading since his loan switch is that he has struggled to acclimatise to the intense nature of the training sessions at the Madejski (Football.London).

But Bilic refuted those claims, and suggestions from sections of the media that his side have been coasting over the past six weeks, as quoted by WHUFC.com:

West Ham United manager Slaven Bilic during the matchWest Ham United manager Slaven Bilic

“The intensity in training is really good. You can’t call us a team who is not fit, because in almost every game we finish better than the opponent. I’m not happy that we have to go behind to do it, but the training is really, really good and the intensity is high."

Bilic is surely feeling the pressure now, and with a huge game to come after the international break away at Hull City, the next to weeks could prove to be absolutely vital in deciding the Croatian's future.

West Ham United manager Slaven Bilic gesturesWest Ham United manager Slaven Bilic gestures

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