David Moyes targets Man Utd and Arsenal as West Ham climb into high 4
David Moyes despatched Manchester United and Arsenal a warning as West Ham continued their unlikely bid for a Champions League place.
The Hammers boss admitted his top-flight crew weren’t at their finest as they beat Leeds 2-0 on Monday night time to maneuver as much as fifth place.
West Ham will journey to Previous Trafford on Sunday and play their dwelling recreation in opposition to Arsenal the next weekend.
Moyes stated: “The largest step is that the gamers are actually disenchanted with the way in which they performed in opposition to Leeds which exhibits you the requirements that we have now set many of the season.
“However it’s a very good signal that all of them agree with that and have acknowledged it.
“We’re in a very good place and we’re actually completely happy to have the ability to problem one of the best boys. If you happen to had given me Sheffield United at dwelling, Tottenham at dwelling, Leeds United at dwelling and stated ‘you’ll win all three video games’, I’d have stated ‘what an incredible comeback it’s’.
“There’s a five-game bundle that included Monday then Manchester United and Arsenal plus the earlier two video games and I noticed that as a five-game bundle which in my view regarded like very robust video games earlier than the break worldwide.
“I had an thought of what number of factors we will take away from them and we simply received two video games. I do know we misplaced to Manchester Metropolis the opposite week, however out of these three we received two, which is a superb comeback.
“We now have Manchester United and Arsenal on this five-game group that I’ve checked out and if we will get one other win it might be a very good comeback from this group of video games.”
Jesse Lingard, who will miss the sport in opposition to United beneath his mortgage deal, opened the scoring in opposition to Leeds by changing the rebound after Illan Meslier saved his penalty.
Craig Dawson led the second to doom Leeds to a fourth loss in 5 matches.
Boss Marcelo Bielsa took duty for the objectives conceded by his crew.
“The reply I’m supplying you with opens up one other kind of research as a result of having had defenders who’ve performed so nicely, you’re beginning to marvel why we have now conceded a lot,” he stated.
“On this case, I believe there’s a duty on my half as a result of when you’ve got good footballers to gather the ball and the crew concedes objectives, the coach is inadvertently concerned.”