'I can feel it': West Ham cult hero Arthur Masuaku opens up on unique relationship with fans

Theo Walcott of Arsenal and Arthur Masuaku of West Ham United battle for the ball during the Carabao Cup Quarter-Final match between Arsenal and West Ham United at Emirates Stadium on...

The West Ham United ace is a popular figure at the London Stadium.

Arthur Masuaku of West Ham United in action during a Pre Season Friendly between Manchester City and West Ham United at the Laugardalsvollur stadium on August 4, 2017 in Reykjavik, Iceland.

Hammers ace Arthur Masuaku spoke exclusively to the club's official website, and opened up on the unique relationship that he shares with the club's fans, admitting that it is something he is truly grateful for.

The 24-year-old has taken the Premier League by storm this season, with his swashbuckling displays down the left hand flank for West Ham.

He has been given a new lease of life under David Moyes, with the Scot utilising him in a more advanced role, and Masuaku has grabbed his opportunity with both hands.

Arthur Masuaku of West Ham United celebrates scoring his sides third goal during the Carabao Cup Third Round match between West Ham United and Bolton Wanderers at The London Stadium on...

He has become somewhat of a cult hero in east London, with the West Ham fans devoting many of their songs to the former Olympiacos ace.

Masuaku sat down for an exclusive interview with WHUFC.com, and expressed his gratitude for the support given to him on a weekly basis by the Hammers faithful:

Arthur Masuaku of West Ham United reacts during the Premier League match between West Ham United and Tottenham Hotspur at London Stadium on September 23, 2017 in London, England.

“I can feel the crowd when I get the ball. As soon as I have the ball, they expect something from me. It’s a good feeling. It’s important for me to have this relationship with the fans because it means they like me and want something from me. Not many players are lucky enough to have this, so I’d like to thank them.”

Next up for West Ham is a huge clash with West Bromwich Albion at the London Stadium on Tuesday, and they will need the 24-year-old to be on top form, if they are to emerge from the contest victorious.

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