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Jittery Gunners don’t enjoy being attacked Moysie

David Moyes has to let the handbrake off against Arsenal!

The Hammers went to Man United with a gameplan that ultimately backfired and was built around defence.

Against Arsenal, the time is right for the Irons to throw the kitchen sink at Mikel Arteta’s men.

They may have beaten Spurs at the weekend but they needed a penalty to get over the line against a team that decided against crossing halfway!

And it must be said that when Spurs went down to 10 men and began to attack, Arsenal looked all over the place!

Harry Kane nearly stole a point at the end by hitting a free-kick against the post and it is yet more evidence that the Hammers should try to win the game from the first whistle, rather than trying to avoid losing it, which did seem the strategy at Old Trafford.

Arsenal are, let’s not forget, firmly in mid-table in 10th, and they have not kept a clean sheet since the end of January, when they played United.

The Hammers were mightily unlucky against Arsenal earlier this season and one has to feel that they are there for the taking this weekend.

With Jesse Lingard likely to be back in the team, the Hammers have every reason to be optimistic, and to go for it.

If we want to be in the top-four conversation again, caution must be thrown to the wind, Moysie!

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About Dave Langton

A journalist with 10 years' experience of working on National newspapers, now chief reporter covering the club that I've loved since I was a boy. Upton Park remains the greatest football stadium ever built.

One comment on “Jittery Gunners don’t enjoy being attacked Moysie

  1. Hope Arteta is reading this because this is the exact tactic that West Ham will adopt against his team – attack from the wor go.
    And, much as I hate to, I must admit that our team indeed hates to be attacked.
    Over to you Mikel.

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