West Ham fans in the Football Transfer Tavern are hoping for a more positive season for their side as they enter a second term at London Stadium.
Whilst there was always going to be a bit of uncertainty following the switch from Upton Park to their new home in Stratford at the start of last season, not many punters in the Tavern expected Slaven Bilic’s men to perform like they did in their wonderful season in 2015/16.
Of course, the Hammers in the Tavern will point to the stadium move as the sole reason but our landlord believes that consistency is the real problem at West Ham, and feels that something has to change if the Hammers are to make any progress.
It is no secret that the departure of main man, Dimitri Payet, did not help the Irons in their quest last season but with the birth of a new pre-season, there will be opportunity for some hidden gems to take up the mantle.
This is a common view shared by the West Ham fans in the Tavern and they have outlined two hidden gems that Slaven Bilic should unleash in this pre-season.
Let’s take a look at them here…