Some West Ham fans absolutely raved about Conor Coventry after his brilliant performance for the under-23’s against Arsenal last night.
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The 21-year-old is expected to provide cover for Declan Rice, Tomas Soucek and Mark Noble in the middle of the park for the Hammers this season.
For the time being, however, he will continue to hone his skills with the under-23’s until he is called upon by David Moyes.
Coventry has looked brilliant during our pre-season campaign. He was on the bench against Newcastle on Sunday but didn’t get any minutes.
The young midfielder’s performance against Arsenal at the London Stadium last night would have sent a very strong message to Moyes, however, as to how important he could be this season.
Coventry scored a goal against Arsenal and just generally made things tick from the middle of the park throughout the entire 90 minutes.
West Ham fans blown away by Conor Coventry display
The young midfielder clearly has a great future ahead of him in the game.
Would he be better served joining a Championship club on loan, however? Or is he in safe hands under the guidance of Dmitri Halajko and David Moyes at the London Stadium?
It will be interesting to see what happens over the next few weeks.
Some West Ham fans absolutely raved about Coventry after his performance against Arsenal last night…