Raphael Spiegel revealed his delight at the Development Squad's winning start against Reading and is targeting another thee points against Everton.

Looking ahead to Sunday's clash at Finch Farm, Spiegel is confident that the continuation of hard work will earn the Development Squad further reward.

"I hope we go into every game with the attitude we did last weekend and obviously come away with a lot of wins and finish as high up the league as possible.

"I am very much looking forward to playing again against Everton and I hope we can get a win."

The new signing also believes that the newly-launched Barclays Under21 Premier League well bring huge positives to young, developing players like himself.

"I think that playing regularly in a high quality league like ours will bring huge positives to my own and my team-mate's development," said Spiegel. 'I am already very happy at West Ham United and I hope we can continue to perform well by winning a lot more games."

The 19-year-old was rarely troubled by Reading but when he was called upon, he was equal to everything thrown at him.

"I am very happy with the win, my performance and the performance of the team against Reading, we did very well. I believe that being able to stay at the club and play regular, competitive football will help me and the other players improve."

The Switzerland Under-19 international also spoke highly of the club's welcoming atmosphere, stating that he feels settled already.

"I am enjoying West Ham United very much, I have worked very hard so far and my aim is to continue to do the same and make my time here become better and better."

Crewe Alexandra