Jamie Carragher always knew this would happen at West Ham this season, praises David Moyes

Pundits Jamie Carragher (L) and Gary Neville laugh prior to the Premier League match between West Ham United and Leicester City at London Stadium on November 24, 2017 in London, England.

Sky Sports pundit Jamie Carragher has been discussing all things West Ham United.

West Ham manager Slaven Bilic (l) and David Moyes of Sunderland react during the Premier League match between Sunderland and West Ham United at Stadium of Light on April 15, 2017 in...

West Ham endured a torrid first half of the season which ultimately cost Slaven Bilic his job.

The Hammers have turned things around under David Moyes, though, lifting themselves out of the relegation zone and up to midtable.

The East Londoners now have a season defining run of five games against opposition in the bottom half of the Premier League from their next six.

And Moyes will know if they can gain around 10 points from those matches they will be all but safe this season.

It is a prospect which looked bleak back in December with the Hammers in the bottom three and facing a daunting run of fixtures against Manchester City, Chelsea and Arsenal.

Pundits Jamie Carragher (L) and Gary Neville laugh prior to the Premier League match between West Ham United and Leicester City at London Stadium on November 24, 2017 in London, England.

But Sky Sports pundit Jamie Carragher told Monday Night Football he always knew the Hammers would turn things around.

"West Ham with David Moyes, I always felt West Ham were - you never say that about anyone 'too good to go down' - but I think there was probably more in that squad, they'd invested a little bit in the summer," Carragher told MNF.

"And I think with good management they could get more out of them and I think we've seen a lot more of that from David Moyes.

David Moyes, Manager of West Ham United looks on prior to The Emirates FA Cup Third Round match between Shrewsbury Town and West Ham United at Montgomery Waters Meadow on January 7, 2018...

"I'm just pleased to see David Moyes doing well really because he's had it tough the last couple of jobs and I think he's a really good manager what he done at Everton."

A win over Bournemouth on Saturday could send West Ham as high as ninth and just six points off seventh place.

That is then followed by a home game against Crystal Palace, a trip to Brighton a home match against Watford and a trip to Swansea either side of a match against Liverpool. 

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