The current West Ham United squad is the best in the Premier League era, according to Trevor Sinclair.
The Hammers won 3-2 against Chelsea on Saturday afternoon (4
December), just a month after beating Liverpool by the same scoreline.
Four months into the season, David Moyes’s side sit fourth in the Premier League table, while they have also confirmed their place in the knockout stages of the Europa League.
Writing on his Twitter account, former winger Sinclair could not have been more complimentary about the current crop of players in East London.
“This is the best Hammers squad in the PL era in my opinion” he said, followed by the hammer emoji.
It is a high praise indeed from Sinclair, particularly as
the pundit was part of the other West Ham squad that could perhaps rival the current
In 1998-99, the club finished fifth in the Premier League with a team that included the likes of Shaka Hislop, Rio Ferdinand and Frank Lampard.
That stands as the Hammers’ highest league finish in the
Premier League, making it the target for David Moyes’s squad to beat this year.
Moyes led West Ham to sixth last season but achieved the
club’s highest ever Premier League points total of 65.
Spearheaded by Declan Rice, Michail Antonio and Jarrod
Bowen, the team have continued going from strength to strength this season.
As well as their impressive performances in the league and
in Europe, the Hammers have also knocked both Manchester clubs out of the
The sky could be their limit for the rest of the campaign.
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