West Ham beat Hull comfortably tonight in the third round of the Carabao Cup at the London Stadium. And some Hammers fans raved about the performance of Harrison Ashby.

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The east London side were far too good for the Tigers.

And we actually played very well tonight. With all of the doom and gloom currently surrounding the club, it made a nice change to have a positive feeling emanating from the London Stadium.

Sometimes it is easy to get wrapped up in the negativity that has surrounded us as a football club. We at Hammers News haven’t been immune from that either. But we sometimes forget just how many good young players we are currently producing.

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Harrison Ashby (Photo by Rob Newell – CameraSport via Getty Images)

We got a glimpse into the future watching Aji Alese in action. But it was his teammate Harrison Ashby who received most of the plaudits.

The 18-year-old is very highly rated in east London. He has played 23 games for West Ham’s under-18’s and seven games for the club’s under-23’s.

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Harrison Ashby (Photo by Arfa Griffiths/West Ham United FC via Getty Images)

Considering our problems at right-back, Ashby could save us a lot of money in the future. And the teenager demonstrated what he is all about tonight, what with his impressive pace, tenacious tackling and work-rate.

Some Hammers fans took to Twitter to praise Ashby for his performance against Hull…

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