Moyes ready to unleash Mubama

David Moyes is reported ready to give exciting striking prospect Divin Mubama more game time next season.That’s according the The Guardian and Declan Rice was also keen to complement the young striker declaring in an Instagram post: “No stopping you this season.”

The 18-year-old spent large spells of the 2022/23 term with the Hammers’ first-team squad. He also made his senior debut under Moyes in November.

Mubama broke through just nine days after his 18th birthday as the Irons faced FCSB in the Europa Conference League. Moyes started the centre-forward away to the Romanian outfit with their progress secured. He also gave Mubama his Premier League debut in December.

West Ham United v AEK Larnaca: Round of 16 Leg Two - UEFA Europa Conference League

The 2022/23 saw him make his top-flight debut away to Arsenal. Moyes introduced the striker for Michail Antonio on Boxing Day.

Mubama scored his first senior goal as West Ham edged AEK Larnaca at London Stadium in the Europa Conference League last 16. He also helped toward a goal on his senior debut at FCSB. Joyskim Dawa turned the ball into his own net to make it 2-0 from Mubama’s efforts.

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Hugh Southon is a lifelong Iron and the founding editor of ClaretandHugh. He is a national newspaper journalist of many years experience and was Bobby Moore's 'ghost' writer during the great man's lifetime. He describes ClaretandHugh as "the Hammers daily newspaper!"

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