Issa Diop put in another shaky performance for West Ham against Burnley last night. And some Hammers fans took to Twitter to discuss what on earth has happened to the French centre-back.

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The 23-year-old joined the east London outfit from Toulouse in the summer of 2018 for around £25 million (The Express).

The 6ft 4in centre-back initially impressed with the Hammers. But he has clearly regressed this season.

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Issa Diop (Photo by Adam Davy/Pool via Getty Images)

David Moyes has a lot of work to do if he is to coach the Frenchman into a better defender. The Scot specialises in his defensive work apparently. So he should be more than capable of improving the West Ham ace.

Diop is regularly clumsy. His positional awareness is severely lacking and he is often found wanting when in possession of the football.

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Issa Diop in action (Photo by Adam Davy/Pool via Getty Images)

The former Toulouse man is clearly still very wet behind the ears. But he does have so much potential. And that is what frustrates the West Ham fans so much. They know what he is capable of.

The 23-year-old is a giant of a man, and is very athletic. He has the ability to dominate attackers both aerially and on the ground. But he just hasn’t done that very often this season.

And some West Ham fans took to Twitter to discuss Diop’s poor recent form…

 
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