West Ham United welcome Bournemouth to the London Stadium tonight for what is an absolutely must-win game.

The Hammers were unlucky not to win away at Liverpool last time out, but at the end of the day, it is results that we need right now.

And there probably hasn’t been a bigger game for us so far this season than the one tonight.

West Ham have already been handed a big boost with Maxwel Cornet and Nayef Aguerd back in training ahead of the game tonight.

Hopefully Lucas Paqueta will feature in the squad as well.

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David Moyes must get his team selection and his tactics absolutely spot on tonight. If we are being critical, that is something that he has struggled with so far this season.

There can be no more excuses though. The Scot needs to play his players in their correct positions and instruct them to go out and take the game to Bournemouth.

One player who has been really poor in recent weeks is Pablo Fornals, and we think that the Spaniard needs to sit this one out tonight…

West Ham boss David Moyes must drop Pablo Fornals for Bournemouth clash

The 26-year-old absolutely stunk out the place at Anfield on Wednesday night.

Now, it’s not entirely his fault. Moyes continues to play him out on the left wing – a position that just doesn’t suit him one little bit.

Fornals, who earns £79k-a-week according to Salary Sport, is so much better when deployed in the middle of the park.

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We get why he does it, because Fornals provides defensive cover for Aaron Cresswell. But that’s totally the wrong attitude to have for a club hoping to finish inside the European places this season.

When the Spaniard starts, he offers us absolutely zero penetration or pace, especially when he’s deployed out wide on the left.

And that’s exactly what Benrahma offers us. He is the most creative player outside of the top six teams this season.

David Moyes absolutely has to start Said Benrahma instead of Pablo Fornals for West Ham against Bournemouth tonight.

Our hopes of winning the game will hinge heavily on that decision in my opinion.

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