Jordan Hugill calls 'amazing' West Ham star his best ever team-mate

Jordan Hugill of West Ham runs during the pre-season friendly match between Wycombe Wanderers and West Ham United at Adams Park on July 14, 2018 in High Wycombe, England.

Jordan Hugill played just 22 minutes of Premier League football at West Ham United but he's back to his best in the Championship at QPR.

Jordan Hugill of QPR shouts towards the lines official during the Sky Bet Championship match between Queens Park Rangers and Swansea City at The Kiyan Prince Foundation Stadium on August...

Jordan Hugill might have spent just a few short months at West Ham United but the ‘brilliant’ Manuel Lanzini obviously made a lasting impression on the current Queens Park Rangers loanee.

Speaking to QPR’s Facebook page, Hugill has described the Argentine international as the best footballer he has ever played with – though it remains to be seen whether the £10 million striker will ever get the chance to put away the chances that Lanzini so frequently creates in Manuel Pellegrini’s attack.

 

“In training, being around this player all the time, he’s brilliant, he’s amazing. I’ve never seen a player like him; Manu Lanzini,” Hugill said.

“The things he can do with a football, it’s incredible just to watch him and in training its even better.”

Jordan Hugill of QPR scores a goal which is later disallowed for offside during the Sky Bet Championship match between Queens Park Rangers and Swansea City at The Kiyan Prince Foundation...

Hugill famously played just 22 minutes of Premier League football for West Ham after making that ill-fated move from Preston North End in January 2018. But, after a disappointing loan spell at boyhood club Middlesbrough, the 27-year-old is arguably in the form of his life at QPR.

Hugill has scored five goals in just five Championship starts since linking up with Mark Warburton at Loftus Road, including a match-winning brace away at Sheffield Wednesday before the international break.

Lanzini, meanwhile, signed a new long-term contract with West Ham at the end of August but he is yet to rediscover his golden touch since a prolonged spell on the sidelines with a serious knee injury.

Manuel Lanzini of West Ham United celebrates after scoring his sides first goal during the Premier League match between West Ham United and Everton at London Stadium on May 13, 2018 in...

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