West Ham fans in the Transfer Tavern can finally breathe a sigh of relief following their club’s strange Premier League campaign.
Whilst there was always going to be a nervous buzz following the switch from Upton Park to the London Stadium at the start of the season, not many punters in the Tavern expected Slaven Bilic’s men to perform so disappointingly after 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 needs to change before the club can make any real progress.
It is no secret that the departure of main man, Dimitri Payet, did not help the Irons in their quest this season and the signing of Robert Snodgrass from Hull did not do much to fill the void left by the creative Frenchman but the emphasis is now on the people in charge at West Ham to really make a statement on and off the pitch.
This is a common view shared by the West Ham fans in the Tavern and they have outlined two issues Bilic needs to address to bring success to their club.
Let’s take a look at them here…