West Ham United fans react on Twitter to Manuel Pellegrini's comments on Mark Noble

Mark Noble of West Ham United celebrates his team's 1-0 victory during the Premier League match between West Ham United and Tottenham Hotspur at the London Stadium on May 5, 2017 in...

West Ham United midfielder Mark Noble has been given the backing of Manuel Pellegrini.

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

West Ham United fans have had a mixed reaction to Manuel Pellegrini’s comments about Mark Noble.

Pellegrini has hinted that Noble could have a big role to play at West Ham this season.

The Chilean boss was speaking to Sports Mole, when the new Hammers hinted that Noble was set to be an important player in his first-team at the London Stadium.

Mark Noble of West Ham United celebrates his team's 1-0 victory during the Premier League match between West Ham United and Tottenham Hotspur at the London Stadium on May 5, 2017 in...

He said: "That is why he is so important. He has so many years here and he is the captain. He is a very good player and also a very good leader. He will give everything to try to grow with this new project.”

The comments have drawn a mixed response from West Ham fans, who have very different opinions on Noble.

While some Hammers supporters are huge admirers of Noble, there are others who fail to see his value, and that difference in views was reflected in the reaction to the comments on social media website Twitter.

Noble is currently in competition with the likes of Pedro Obiang and new signing Jack Wilshere for a starting place at West Ham this season.

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