Seven games in and it looks as though the Hammers are in for a long season.
The weekend’s 1-1 draw at home to Middlesbrough means West Ham have only one point in their last five games and currently lie in 18th place.
It’s a far cry from the West Ham side that finished 7th last year, beating Arsenal, Manchester City, Liverpool, Chelsea, Tottenham Hotspur along the way. The downturn in form has also let to punters here in the Transfer Tavern debating if Bilic can arrest the slump.
While injuries to key players like Aaron Cresswell and Andy Carroll may have complicated things, a number of players have been below par for Bilic’s side.
In particular we’ve seen some calamitous defensive displays, with the Hammers keeping only one clean sheet so far, conceding a league high 17 goals in the process.
So who are those players letting West Ham down and causing a stir around the Tavern? We take a look at THREE of them……
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