The defender also believes that the Hammers can put in a positive showing against Manchester City.
Leeds United and MK Dons are due to meet at stadium:mk tomorrow.
Tottenham Hotspur's Clinton Njie made his first appearance for the club in a 3-1 win against Qarabag in the Europa League.
Georginio Wijnaldum has made a positive start to his career at Newcastle United, but the team have struggled to deliver results since his arrival.
Keshi Anderson is still waiting to make his Crystal Palace debut after joining the club earlier this year.
The Derby County assistant coach believes Aston Villa's players are not fully fit.
Sunderland boss Dick Advocaat is determined not to allow his side to fall too far behind Bournemouth in the Premier League table, even at this early stage.
The on-loan Arsenal youngster has been surprised by the reaction of Gers fans to him.
The 19-year old impressed in Spurs' Europa League win on Thursday night.
Several squad players are unavailable for selection this weekend.