Posted:November 15, 2017 2:32 pm
West Ham United would be “stupid” not to plug holes in their defence as they bid to begin their season afresh subsequent the departure of Slaven Bilic, new supervisor David Moyes has stated.
The Hammers, who fired the Croat and changed him with Moyes final 7 days, have conceded 23 ambitions in 11 games, providing them the worst defensive file in the league.
Ahead of his very first game in charge at Watford on Sunday, the Scot recommended that despite the fact that he would not control West Ham’s attacking instincts, his priority was to get his gamers to get the job done harder for each and every other and the team.
“We would be stupid if we did not look back again,” the Scot informed the club’s internet site (www.whufc.com). “We’ve appeared at the ambitions we have conceded and we have got the worst defensive file in the league. We have got to consider and find a way of halting that.
“We really do not want to cease the attacking perform mainly because we have got good attacking gamers. But we just can’t get absent with not jogging back again. We just can’t get absent with not doing the employment we have got to do.
“Ultimately, they’ve got to be a little bit more humble for each and every other, get the job done for the team, and rating ambitions jointly and defend together… We will have to begin from scratch and give the gamers a probability to begin once again.”
Moyes also hopes to encourage West Ham to more wins than his critics have forecast less than him and guarantee the club are nowhere near the relegation battle by to the stop of the season.
“I can only do that by getting the gamers onside and earning certain they are doing the suitable items,” he included. “They’re telling me they want to get the job done tough, be organised and disciplined. I hope the moment I’ve done that, they will not be complaining.”
West Ham are 18th in the standings subsequent just two wins in 11 games, although Marco Silva’s Watford are ninth just after a steady begin to the campaign.