Charlie Adam praises West Ham skipper Mark Noble for his honesty

Charlie Adam celebrates after scoring the first goal for Stoke

West Ham United skipper Mark Noble has been praised by Stoke City's Charlie Adam for his refreshing honesty.

The Hammers are one place and one point off the bottom three after a torrid season so far.

Slaven Bilic's second season at the helm as been the polar opposite of his first where the Hammers came close to qualifying for the Champions League.

An unlikely point at Anfield against title hopefuls Liverpool restored some pride after consecutive 4-1 and 5-1 thrashings against Manchester United and Arsenal respectively.

Going into crucial back-to-back home games against Burnley and Hull City Hammers skipper Noble was interviewed on talkSPORT about the club's troubles this season.

West Ham United's Mark Noble looks dejectedWest Ham United's Mark Noble looks dejected

The homegrown Hammer gave a refreshingly honest account of the goings on at London Stadium and insisted the players were all behind the manager.

The interview went down well with Hammers fans and Noble's fellow professionals too.

Charlie Adam celebrates after scoring the first goal for StokeCharlie Adam

Stoke City's Charlie Adam took to Twitter to praise his rival midfielder.

"Great to hear someone so passionate about his club on @talkSPORT," Adam said.

"Well said Mark Noble."

Adam knows exactly what Noble has been going through given Stoke's early season troubles.

It was actually the Scottish star's return to the first team which coincided with a change in fortunes for the Potters.

And after his well received interview, Noble will be hoping it sparks a similar turnaround for West Ham's season.

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