Cracks appear as Moyes claims West Ham entertain then admits they don’t

Cracks are appearing as under pressure David Moyes claims West Ham United entertain before admitting they don’t.

David Moyes appears to be cracking under renewed pressure to keep his job at West Ham.

Moyes is facing intense scrutiny after the 6-0 defeat to Arsenal.

That was West Ham’s biggest home league defeat for 61 years.

And it has proved the straw that broke the camel’s back for many Hammers fans.

Moyes is well used to there being speculation surrounding his position.

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Moyes claims West Ham entertain then admits they don’t

He has been here before during the dark days of last season.

But this time feels different with the Scot not coming up with satisfactory answers on or off the pitch.

We reported that the pressure is telling as the manager made a bizarre new comment about the West Ham hiding to Arsenal.

And cracks are appearing as Moyes claims West Ham entertain then admits they don’t.

West Ham head to Nottingham Forest today with some respected journalists claiming Moyes has been given four games to save his future at the club.

A damning new report using detailed Opta data this week went into fine detail about West Ham’s style of play.

And it left Moyes nowhere to hide.

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Cracks appearing as boss ties himself in knots

But when questioned on that subject, the manager came out fighting, saying his team does entertain.

Only to then concede they don’t score many goals and that he has set his team up to ‘fight for narrow draws’ during the last month. Moyes also admitted his team are over-reliant on individuals.

“We’ve been really good entertainment,” Moyes said, as reported by The Mirror.

“We’ve scored more goals than we’ve ever done before. And we’ve got three or four players playing with the biggest countries in the world at our club. I think we’re in a really good place…

“We’ve found it a struggle to score goals in the last month… I’ll always take responsibility but there is a bit or responsibility that goes where you need to stand up and be counted. During the opening part of the season we scored quite a lot of goals, scored in most games and we were looking likely.

“Slightly mitigating circumstances since January 1st with no Mo, Jarrod’s been coming back from an injury, no Paqueta for the majority of it, no Mic [Antonio]. There are reasons why our goals have dried up but it shouldn’t have affected us defensively. We should still have had the steel to make sure we were at least keeping clean sheets or fighting for narrow draws.”


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