Aston Villa are currently in 18th place in the Championship table.
The former Hammers skipper insists a top-seven finish and winning a trophy should be the level at which the club find themselves this term.
The defender has signed a new contract, after being linked with a move away from Sunderland.
The 22-year-old was hauled off at half-time during Everton's 3-0 win over Sunderland on Monday evening, sparking further questions about his recent form.
Wolves were humbled at home by Barnsley in the Championship last night as the Wanderers were beaten 4-0.
Newcastle trounced Queens Park Rangers 6-0 at Loftus Road last night
Tottenham Hotspur start their Champions League campaign with a match against Monaco later this evening.
Sunderland have taken just one point from their opening four games and were comprehensively beaten by Everton on Monday night.
Manchester United take on Feyenoord in the Europa League later this week.
Leeds United beat Blackburn Rovers 2-1 at Elland Road.