David Moyes shares something West Ham players told him that could backfire

David Moyes, Manager of Sunderland gives his team instructions during the Premier League match between Arsenal and Sunderland at Emirates Stadium on May 16, 2017 in London, England.

The new West Ham United manager faces an uphill battle, if he is to guide his side away from trouble.

David Moyes, Manager of Sunderland gives his team instructions during the Premier League match between Arsenal and Sunderland at Emirates Stadium on May 16, 2017 in London, England.

Newly-appointed Hammers boss David Moyes was a guest on BBC Radio Five Live's Monday Club last night, and shared what the West Ham players have told him they want this season.

The east London outfit have endured a torrid start to their 2017/18 Premier League campaign and currently sit precariously in 18th position in the table, after their woeful return of just nine points from their opening 11 league outings.

The Scot now faces an incredibly tough task, if he is to galvanise the underperforming group of Hammers flops, and guide them away from the trouble that they currently find themselves in.

David Moyes, Manager of Sunderland (R) gives his team instructions during the Premier League match between Sunderland and West Ham United at Stadium of Light on April 15, 2017 in...

And Moyes sat down for an exclusive interview with BBC Radio Five Live's Monday Club last night, sharing what the West Ham players have told him regarding what they want to achieve this season:

"They’re talking a good game, the players. They’re telling me exactly what they want. They’re telling me they want to work hard, be organised and be disciplined. I hope once I’ve done that they won’t be complaining!"

Sunderland's Scottish manager David Moyes watches from the touchline during the English Premier League football match between Chelsea and Sunderland at Stamford Bridge in London on May 21,...

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Next up for the east London club is a trip to Vicarage Road to take on Watford on Sunday, and Moyes will be desperate to pick up a win in his first game in charge, as he looks to get the Hammers faithful onside as soon as possible.

And one thing is for sure, if he is to have any chance of doing that, he will need his players to stand up and be counted for a change.

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