Manuel Pellegrini left Albian Ajeti on the bench once again as West Ham lost at home to Crystal Palace. The Hammers’ unbeaten run in the league came to an end with a disappointed 2-1 loss at the hands of Palace.

Sebastien Haller scored West Ham’s goal but many fans thought he should have been given a strike partner towards the end of the game. With the game poised at 1-1, it was there for the taking. But Pellegrini snubbed Ajeti again.

For the seventh successive Premier League match, the Switzerland international was an unused substitute. He was a late summer signing but he has only played twice for the Irons since joining from FC Basel.

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Both of those appearances came in the EFL Cup and he is yet to impress in claret and blue. But yesterday was perhaps the ideal chance to give him a run-out. Pellegrini, however, was not interested in using Ajeti.

West Ham fans flocked to Twitter to discuss this situation. It seems strange that Javier Hernandez was sold, in hindsight, if Pellegrini does not trust Ajeti. Here are some tweets reacting to this decision.

 
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