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Trevor Sinclair says Marko Arnautovic could be massively important for West Ham

Serge Aurier of Tottenham battles with Marko Arnautovic of West Ham during the Premier League match between West Ham United and Tottenham Hotspur at London Stadium on September 23, 2017 in...

Trevor Sinclair has showered praise on West Ham summer signing Marko Arnautovic.

Serge Aurier of Tottenham battles with Marko Arnautovic of West Ham during the Premier League match between West Ham United and Tottenham Hotspur at London Stadium on September 23, 2017 in...

Former West Ham player turned football pundit, Trevor Sinclair, has showered praise on West Ham’s summer signing Marko Arnautovic.

The Hammers will travel to Turf Moor to face Burnley in the Premier League on Saturday after the international break. Sinclair says that it could be time for the former Stoke City forward to shine.

Marko Arnautovic of West Ham United attempts to get past Serge Aurier of Tottenham Hotspur and Toby Alderweireld of Tottenham Hotspur during the Premier League match between West Ham...

The 28-year-old joined West Ham this summer from Stoke City for a club record fee of £25 million, on a five-year deal, as reported by BBC.

After a disappointing start to their 2017/18 campaign, there has been a slight upturn in form with West Ham managing two wins and a draw in their last four Premier League matches.

And Sinclair believes that the Austria international could play a pivotal role as West Ham look to maintain their momentum after the international break.

Marko Arnautovic of West Ham United attempts to get past Serge Aurier of Tottenham Hotspur and Toby Alderweireld of Tottenham Hotspur during the Premier League match between West Ham...

He says that he was excited when West Ham signed him from Stoke City this summer. He labels him as a “maverick”, and a “match winner” who could be “massively important” for the club.

"I was excited when they signed him from Stoke," said Sinclair to the Premier League official website. "I was thinking, 'They've done really well to get him.' He's a bit of a maverick, a match winner on his day. He's a powerful athlete and a game changer.

"If he reacts in the right way he could be massively important for West Ham and no more relevant than this game."

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