Issa Diop comments on West Ham United's Sebastian Haller

West Ham United unveil their new record signing Sebastien Haller on July 17, 2019 in London, England.

Sebastian Haller has netted three goals in his first three Premier League appearances for West Ham United.

Issa Diop of West Ham United during Training at Rush Green on November 22, 2018 in Romford, England.

Issa Diop has jokingly suggested on West Ham United’s official website that he is hoping that Sebastian Haller plays badly all season.

Haller only joined West Ham in the summer, but he has wasted no time making himself the main goalscoring threat at the London Stadium.

Haller has scored three goals for West Ham in his first three appearances, but the high standards that he sets for himself have already been shown.

When Haller netted his first two goals for West Ham in a 3-1 win over Watford, he came out to the press and suggested that his performance in the contest was poor.

 

Diop has now revealed that the powerful striker was ‘gutted’ after the match, but the centre-back has suggested he wants more ‘bad’ performances just like that one.

“He has the ambition to be the best. He’s very good, he’s very clever and after Watford he was not very happy because he said he played badly and we played badly but he scored two goals, so it’s good and I hope he’s going to be bad all season and score two goals in every game,” Diop, who was linked with a £45 million move to Manchester United this summer (Express), laughed.

West Ham United's Sebastien Haller during the Pre-Season Friendly match between Fulham and West Ham at Craven Cottage on July 27, 2019 in London, England.

Haller’s start at West Ham has excited supporters about the damage he could cause this season.

If Haller keeps up his current level of performances, then the Hammers are going to be a major threat to the top six this term.

West Ham are currently in seventh place in the Premier League table, with their next match coming against Aston Villa on Monday evening.

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