David Moyes correct to pick Adrian and drop Joe Hart at West Ham United

David Moyes, Manager of Sunderland gives his team instructions during the Premier League match between Arsenal and Sunderland at Emirates Stadium on May 16, 2017 in London, England.

West Ham United are set to take on Chelsea at the weekend, with Adrian in goal.

West Ham manager David Moyes looks on during the Premier League match between Manchester City and West Ham United at Etihad Stadium on December 3, 2017 in Manchester, England.

According to The Sun, David Moyes will pick Adrian to play in West Ham United’s match against Chelsea at the weekend.

Adrian impressed for West Ham, when he was selected to play against Manchester City on Sunday, and the Spaniard will now keep his place.

Although Joe Hart was brought to the London Stadium in the summer, on relatively big wages, Moyes’ decision is the correct one.

West Ham goalkeeper Adrian reacts during the Carabao Cup Fourth Round match between Tottenham Hotspur and West Ham United at Wembley Stadium on October 25, 2017 in London, England.

Hart has been shaky so far, and if the England international had come straight back into the starting line-up it would have sent out completely the wrong message.

With West Ham in terrible form, Moyes needs to ignore reputation and pick players on performances.

Adrian of West Ham United gives a thumbs up during the Premier League match between West Ham United and Everton at London Stadium on April 22, 2017 in Stratford, England.

If Adrian had been dropped again, the 30-year-old stopper would have justifiably had questions to ask of Moyes. But by sticking by Adrian, Moyes has proven that he will reward good performances.

Hart should now have to earn his spot back in the team, and that could be tough, if Adrian keeps the same level of performance up that he did against City.

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