Brent's Battle

Brent Tattum is hoping to show this season that he has got what it takes to become a professional footballer at Upton Park.

Assessing his capabilities, Tony Carr says:

"Brent is a local lad, from Hornchurch, and his form I would say has been steady rather than spectacular.

"He has certainly grown in maturity this year in terms of his confidence, and left footers are not easy to come by.

"We just felt that progressing him for another year may produce something that is not easy to come by."