Sir Trevor Brooking says Manuel Lanzini is his favourite West Ham player

Trevor Brooking speaks to the crowd prior to the Premier League match between West Ham United and Newcastle United at London Stadium on March 02, 2019 in London, United Kingdom.

The West Ham United ace has just returned to action.

Trevor Brooking speaks prior to the Premier League match between West Ham United and Liverpool at London Stadium on November 4, 2017 in London, England.

West Ham legend Trevor Brooking spoke to BBC Radio Five Live on Monday night, and praised Manuel Lanzini, suggesting that the Argentine is his favourite player .

The 26-year-old Hammers ace has only recently returned to action, having been missing for the entire season after suffering an ACL injury during pre-season training last summer.

West Ham have really missed the talented play-maker, and his return to the squad is expected to coincide with Manuel Pellegrini's men making a real push for the top seven.

 

Lanzini is an incredibly popular player at West Ham, and it seems as though he is admired not only the club's fans, but also one of the Hammers' most legendary players.

Sir Trevor Brooking suggested that the mercurial Argentine is his favourite player, when speaking exclusively to BBC Radio Five Live on Monday night:

Manuel Lanzini of West Ham United returns to Rush Green to continue his Re Hab on September 12, 2018 in Romford, England.

“Now Lanzini – my favourite player – came back at the weekend and was excellent."

West Ham currently sit in ninth spot in the Premier League table, four points adrift of seventh placed Wolves, and if they are to have any chance whatsoever of earning Europa League football for next season, Lanzini will have to be on his very best form between now and May.

West Ham United's Argentinian midfielder Manuel Lanzini (L) vies with Tottenham Hotspur's French midfielder Moussa Sissoko (R) during the English Premier League football match between...

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