West Ham made the short trip to south London to take on Crystal Palace in the Premier League today

It was a fairly evenly matched first-half at Selhurst Park.

Some Hammers fans were not impressed with one player’s display, however.

Pablo Zabaleta, who earns £75,000 per week according to Spotrac, filled in for Ryan Fredericks, and the experienced Argentine was caught out of position time and time again.

The West Ham right-back is leaving in the summer, and on today’s evidence, it’s clear to see why.

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Pablo Zabaleta (Photo by Rob Newell – CameraSport via Getty Images)

The former Manchester City man looked slow and laboured in his play, and Wilfried Zaha had a field day against the 34-year-old.

Zabaleta’s display against Palace made it even more obvious that the Hammers need to invest in the right-back position in January.

The South American has had a great career in the Premier League, but it is clear to see that his time is up.

Some West Ham fans took to Twitter and criticised Zabaleta for his first-half display against the Eagles…

 

And the tweets kept coming…

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