West Ham Fans React to Cheikhou Kouyate's Indifferent Performance Against Huddersfield

Tuesday September 12th, 2017

West Ham fans were relieved to see their team pick up their first points of the season following the east London club's 2-0 win over Huddersfield on Monday night. 

Some fans, however, were left extremely dissatisfied by the performance of their Senegalese international midfielder Cheikhou Kouyate, taking to Twitter to voice their opinions of the player's indifferent display. 

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The former Anderlecht man completed 90 minutes against the newly promoted Terriers, but displayed a severe lack of technical ability further up the pitch and in front of goal, leading to fans suggesting he should play in defence or nowhere at all. 

Luckily for the Hammers, Kouyate's performance did not prove costly as goals from Pedro Obiang and Andre Ayew gave Slaven Bilic's men a first win of the season in their first game back at the London Stadium. 

Some of the best tweets slating the 27-year-old's display can be seen below...

In fairness, Kouyate was making his first start on the season against Huddersfield, although he will need to improve on his technique and efficiency in front of goal if he wants to retain his place in the Irons' next fixture against West Brom. 

A repeat performance against Tony Pulis' men may see the Senegalese demoted to the bench or perhaps pushed back into defence, both options something that would surely unsettle Kouyate.

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