After starting to win games in the Premier League more often recently, the West Ham fans here in the Tavern have become an extremely relieved bunch going into 2017.
After a truly up-and-down season which has seen them struggle to find form and get the best out of their big-name players, much needed wins over Hull City, Burnley and Swansea have seen the Hammers rise away from the relegation zone.
The 2-2 draw over Liverpool was also a fantastic result, which on a different day, could have yielded all three points.
But with things looking a little better, talk here in the Transfer Tavern has now turned to January and the business Slaven Bilic must do to keep the Hammers in the Premier League and pushing towards a top-half finish.
And after a real natter with our Hammers locals, we think we’ve got a decent hold of some defenders that would really fit the bill at the London Stadium.
So with that in mind, here’s four defenders Bilic should really look to sign in January…
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