Ed Remains Patient

Eduoard Cisse says he is not frustrated by not playing every week - and is happy to continue his English education.

Eduoard came in at Fulham for Steve Lomas, who was ill on Wednesday, but could find himself back on the bench with Steve likely to recover for Sunday's match with Everton.

"We have three good midfielders in Steve, Michael, and me, and that is good for the team because we can change every game," he says.

"There are a lot of games and if we can win every time by changing players that is good.

"I am not really frustrated and Michael and Stevie have been playing because of their Premiership experience.

"They played a lot of games together last season and for me it is just about learning how the Premiership is because it is very different from French football.

"I am learning all the time and Glenn is talking a lot to me and the other players have been encouraging me.

"I am really confident in my mind and believe in my ability."

Eduoard is on a year's loan at Upton Park and, when asked if he would like to stay permanently, he says:

"That is a good question; first I want to go on and win with West Ham, we are on the up, and I want only one thing: to be in a winning team, which I am."

Looking back on the win at Fulham, he says:

"We won a really hard game and got a second victory in four days.

"We defended well and kept another clean sheet, which was our main objective."

Of the spot kick decision which won West Ham the game, he adds:

"Jermain was in the box and it was a good decision by the referee; when Paolo took the penalty I was serene because he scores every time in training.

"It was a really important three points for us, in a really physical game, and we are moving up the table.

"Now it is really important to win over Everton but the main thing is not to concede - that is our main target.

"And I would like to score a goal - for the supporters and me that would be really great."