When speaking on The Athletic’s U Irons podcast, West Ham journalist Roshane Thomas predicted that Said Benrahma will be brought into the starting line-up in place of Pablo Fornals when West Ham play host to Manchester United on Saturday.

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The Hammers have made a superb start to their 2020/21 campaign.

David Moyes has worked wonders since taking over at the London Stadium for the second time back in December 2019.

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David Moyes (Photo by Arfa Griffiths/West Ham United FC via Getty Images)

The Scot has plenty of options at his disposal in the final third. There will always be players who are left disappointed after being left out. That is a great problem to have, however.

And West Ham journalist Roshane Thomas believes that there could be one key change for Saturday’s game against Manchester United, when speaking on The Athletic’s U Irons podcast:

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Said Benrahma (Photo by Arfa Griffiths/West Ham United FC via Getty Images)

“Fornals’ transformation over the past 12 months has been really good, but that first half (against Villa) was probably the worst I have seen him play, he was really poor in my opinion. Hardly touched the ball and wasn’t a threat. I feel like you start Benrahma in place of Fornals and unleash him. I still think Moyes will keep faith with the 5-2-3 against Manchester United and the likely change will be Fornals for Benrahma.”

 

The majority of the West Ham fans are begging Moyes to bring Benrahma into the fold for Saturday’s game.

He more than deserves his place.

Fornals is a hard worker, but he has been quite poor over the past few weeks in all fairness. And perhaps taking the Spaniard out of the limelight will be the right call.

Benrahma has already shown what he can add to West Ham’s attacking play. It’s time to unleash him against Man United Moysie!

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