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West Ham are heading for the heights


Kudus and Paqueta celebrate after combining to fire West Ham ahead against Wolves and has now been linked with Liverpool and a move to Saudi

West Ham are heading for the heights

West Ham are heading for the heights.

The club’s remarkable start to the Premier League season has been attributed to a shrewd recruitment strategy, astute management, and a newfound chemistry between their star players.

The club’s decision to sign Mohamed Kudus from Ajax has proven to be a masterstroke, with the young attacking midfielder forming a formidable partnership with Lucas Paqueta and Jarrod Bowen.

Prior to the season, there were concerns about West Ham’s lack of a natural number nine. Michail Antonio’s injury forced Bowen to move into the centre forward position, and the team’s attacking output suffered as a result. However, the arrival of Kudus has allowed Bowen to return to his natural right-wing position, where he has been in devastating form.

Kudus’ ability to create and score goals from the right flank has complemented Paqueta’s playmaking skills and Bowen’s predatory instincts. The trio has formed a formidable attacking force that has propelled West Ham to the top of the table.

Moyes and Stiedten have also been proactive in addressing the club’s weaknesses in the January transfer window. The departure of Said Benrahma, Pablo Fornals, Maxwell Cornet, and Aaron Cresswell will create space for young, talented players to join the squad.

The rumoured signings of Wilfried Gnonto, Jack Clarke, Jonathan Rowe, Max Kilman, and Santiago Gimenez could further strengthen West Ham’s depth and provide competition for the starting positions. With Kalvin Phillips joining on loan from Manchester City, the club is showing its commitment to challenging for the Premier League top spots.

West Ham‘s ability to attract top players to East London will be crucial in keeping their star trio of Paqueta, Bowen, and Kudus. The arrival of another high-profile signing would send a strong signal to the players that the club is serious about building a long-term contender.

West Ham’s recruitment strategy, management, and on-field performances have all contributed to the club’s remarkable transformation. If they can continue to build on this momentum, they could soon establish themselves as one of the Premier League‘s top teams.


About Hugh5outhon1895

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!" Follow on Twitter @hughsouthon

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