Nemanja Matic confident ahead of West Ham United clash

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"We know what we want and the gaffer [Slaven Bilic] has given his directions and we are following them". "But I do appreciate the words he has said in the past months but right now I am a Hammer".

Hernandez will return to Manchester for Sunday's Premier League opener, but in claret and blue, after joining West Ham from Bundesliga side Bayer Leverkusen.

- The Argentina global scored six goals in 28 appearances in the Premier League in the 2015-16 season.

There is an air of optimism around the London Stadium ahead of the new campaign, thanks in no small part to the four new signings made by the West Ham hierarchy, who have brought in proven Premier League quality with the likes of Joe Hart, Pablo Zabaleta, Marko Arnautovic and Javier Hernandez.

The Mexican scored 37 league goals in 103 appearances for Manchester United but many of those appearances were from the bench.

Manuel Lanzini of Argentina makes a pass during the International Test match between Argentina and Singapore at National Stadium
Nemanja Matic confident ahead of West Ham United clash

The club, who had come within a whisker of qualifying for the Champions League in 2015/16, lost their way last term with off-the-field distractions and a crippling injury list forcing them to look down, rather than up, the table. I don't know if I will celebrate if I score at Old Trafford.

"I am very happy, very excited", he said. "Coaches know your strength, the opposing players read you better, they know what you do and what you don't so the second season tends to be more hard", Yeboah told KweséESPN. We have complete faith in him.

They would like the ink dry on the contract as soon as possible, which whilst not in itself would prevent a move from Liverpool, would certainly make them think twice about the possible valuation of Lanzini, which may just keep him out of the clutches of the Merseyside club.

'I remember him from Man City, I remember him from England and I remember him from Torino. They know what I am expecting on Sunday.

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