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Antonio enthused by Moyes effect


Filed: Monday, 13th November 2017
By: Staff Writer


West Ham winger Michail Antonio believes David Moyes had made an impressive start in his new role.

The 27-year-old has been unable to take part in the Scot's initial training sessions due to a rib injury, but believes the 54-year-old Scot will have a positive effect on a failing squad.

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"He’s come in and things have been quite intense," Antonio told whufc.com. "Everything’s quite different.

"He’s out there, he’s standing with the boys, he’s taking training himself and he’s very involved. I see positive things. I feel like things are going to go well under him.

"With the squad that we have, we definitely shouldn’t be in the situation that we are in. With a bit more belief and confidence, we will definitely be going up the league."

Speaking at the weekend, Moyes insisted that everybody would be given the opportunity to shine - regardless of the condition of their relationship with his predecessor, Slaven Bilic.

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"It’s a clean slate for the entire squad," he said. "It will obviously take time for the players to fully understand our style and methods but the initial signs are very encouraging – they’ve bought into what we are trying to do and that’s a good base for us to build on.

“Everybody will get their opportunity to impress us and there have certainly been no decisions made about individuals. There’s a lot of quality here and I’m confident the players will all bring something different to the table."





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