Betway Insider’s View of the Opposition: Tottenham Hotspur
West Ham have the opportunity to derail Tottenham’s title ambitions for the third successive season.
That might seem a little premature in September, but several disappointing results means Mauricio Pochettino’s side are already five points off the pace.
Recent history is not on their side in this fixture, either.
West Ham United v Tottenham Hotspur: All you need to know
Bilic: On Spurs, Chicharito, Arnautovic and clean sheets
Hammers boss Slaven Bilic held his usual pre-match press conference at Rush Green on Thursday ahead of Saturday’s huge London derby against Tottenham Hotspur.
The manager spoke about the Club’s recent record against Spurs, and what his side need to do to get another positive result on Saturday.
He was also quizzed on Chicharito, Marko Arnautovic and shutting out goals ahead of the London Stadium fixture…
Team news: Starting spots up for grabs against Tottenham
Places in the starting XI for West Ham United’s Premier League clash against Tottenham Hotspur on Saturday will be up for grabs after Tuesday’s impressive 3-0 Carabao Cup win over Bolton Wanderers, Slaven Bilic has confirmed.
Bilic: We are thinking positively about the Cup
Slaven Bilic is keen for an extended run in the Carabao Cup this season with his West Ham United side set to take on Bolton Wanderers at London Stadium on Tuesday.
The Hammers saw off Cheltenham Town in the second round of this competition and are eyeing up a spot in the last-16 for the third time in the last four seasons.
Rice: I want to help us through to the next round
Declan Rice is determined to make the most of his opportunity should Slaven Bilic select him for tonight’s Carabao Cup third-round tie with Bolton Wanderers.
Betway Insider’s View of the Opposition: Bolton Wanderers
Considering West Ham shared their top-flight status with Bolton for a full 10 years, it is strange to think the clubs were separated by two divisions last season.
That gap has now been cut to one after Wanderers’ promotion from League One, though it looks unlikely to remain that way for long.
Bilic: Cup ambitions, respecting Bolton, forward thinking and being stubborn
Slaven Bilic took questions from the media ahead of Tuesday’s Carabao Cup third-round tie between West Ham United and Bolton Wanderers at London Stadium.
The manager revealed he will name a strong starting XI for the match, believing that victory over the Trotters could not only lead to an appearance at Wembley, but also raise confidence further after two improved Premier League performances.