David Moyes' comments on what West Ham players wanted are another sad indictment on Bilic

David Moyes manager of West Ham United during the Emirates FA Cup Third Round match between Shrewsbury Town and West Ham United at New Meadow on January 7, 2018 in Shrewsbury, England.

The West Ham United players have made huge strides under Moyes.

David Unsworth, Caretaker Manager of Everton and David Moyes, Manager of West Ham United greet each other during the Premier League match between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison...

Hammers boss David Moyes spoke exclusively with the club's official website, and opened up on how the players wanted a more organised regime when he took the reigns at the London Stadium following the sacking of Slaven Bilic.

Moyes has actually performed admirably in his role as West Ham boss, guiding his side out of the relegation zone up into 15th position in the table, and he has overseen some superb results including a win over Chelsea and draws with Arsenal and Tottenham.

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 Scot's appointment as manager of the Hammers was not exactly greeted with much optimism in east London, but it is fair to say that their opinion has changed over the past couple of months, with the West Ham players putting in real shifts every week.

Moyes spoke to the club's official website, and explained how his no-nonsense approach to the Hammers job has paid dividends thus far, highlighting how the players needed direction and leadership when he took over:

David Moyes, Manager of Sunderland looks on during the Premier League match between Sunderland and Swansea City at Stadium of Light on May 13, 2017 in Sunderland, England.

“The players wanted a bit of direction and leadership and I think we’ve tried to give them that. As well as that, we’ve said ‘Here are the ground rules boys. If you don’t want to stick to the ground rules, we’d rather not have you, so just go away. But if you do though and you work at it, we’ll include everybody and we’ll try to give you an opportunity’."

Whilst the Scot's words are undoubtedly true, they seem to be another damning indictment on Slaven Bilic's time in charge.

It was painfully evident that the West Ham players seemed lost and utterly without any kind of direction during the Croatian's latter days in charge, and Moyes words have now all but confirmed that.

It is debatable whether it was Bilic who should have been giving his players better direction, or if the players themselves should have been more proactive, but one thing is for sure, Moyes has found a solution to the Hammers' problems since he replaced the 49-year-old in November.

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