Michail Antonio raved about West Ham new-boy Sebastien Haller, when speaking exclusively to the club’s official website.

The 25-year-old joined the Hammers from Eintracht Frankfurt for £45 million last month.

And he opened his account for West Ham away at Watford on Saturday, bagging an impressive brace.

The east London outfit have lacked a clinical goalscorer over the past couple of decades if truth be told, and if Haller can score at least 20 goals this season, he could very well prove to be the missing link for Manuel Pellegrini’s side.

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Sebastien Haller (Photo by Christopher Lee/Getty Images)

The Frenchman seems to be ideally suited to the Premier League. He’s big and strong, and he is clearly very well accomplished at holding up the ball and bringing others into play.

 

And Antonio highlighted just how important Haller could be for West Ham, when speaking exclusively to the club’s official website:

“Seb is a big, strong lad with good hold-up play and he likes to run in behind. He’s a great signing and you can see why he cost the fee he cost.”

The 6ft 3in hitman will be delighted to have broken his goalscoring duck already for the Hammers.

He will now be full of confidence. And it would be no surprise to see him add to his tally even further still before the two-week international break.

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