Writing on Twitter, reliable club insider ExWHUemployee has revealed a potential reason why Issa Diop may be falling behind summer signing Craig Dawson in the pecking order – with the source claiming that David Moyes’ new defender is ‘impressing’ behind the scenes.
Dawson, who started ahead of Diop during the Irons’ 0-0 draw away to Southampton on Tuesday evening, has apparently been wowing Moyes and co in training recently.
Should Craig Dawson start over Issa Diop for West Ham?
Yes, he's earned it
Indeed, the Watford centre back, who was snapped up on loan in the summer, was brought in as defensive cover with few expecting him to get in ahead of Diop.
However, ExWHUemployee has revealed that Moyes possibly selected him over the Frenchman due to being ‘really good’ in training at Rush Green.
Possessing strong opinions over this decision by their boss, many Irons fans reacted with diverse takes on social media – find all of their best comments down below.
West Ham fans react to Dawson claim
“Crikey… one extreme to the other… surprised he even bothered with a keeper..could have played another attacking midfielder”
“Diop will be sold in January then to fund a striker signing I’m guessing”
“What has he outpaced Noble in training or something?! Moyes hasn’t got a clue!!! I was never buying in to this good start being down to him!”
“Also helped us lose 3-0 to Peterborough”
“prob the same and Benrahma 👀 but also happy for Dawson to get a start, he’s a solid defender”
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