By 90Min
December 17, 2017

West Ham United boss David Moyes revealed that he was left annoyed with attacker Marko Arnautovic following his side's 3-0 win over Stoke City on Saturday, but seemingly a lot less than that of Stoke City boss Mark Hughes. 

During his return to the bet365 Stadium, following a £24m move to the Hammers during the summer, the 28-year-old was on the receiving end of Potters fans' frustrations as they witnessed their side dismantled by the east Londoners. 


The Austria international found himself on the scoresheet in between teammates Mark Noble and Diafra Sakho, but it was the creator who took the headlines during the lower echelons Premier League clash. 

After he found the back of the net with a fantastic finish, Arnautovic then crossed his arms in the air in the symbol of West Ham, antagonising the Stoke fans even further. 

Shortly afterwards the tricky playmaker was then removed by boss David Moyes to a chorus of boos from the home fans, with one then throwing a scarf in his direction as he approached the Hammers' technical area. 

But images from Sky Sports also captured Stoke manager Hughes seemingly hurling verbal abuse in the Austrain's direction as he walked off the pitch, with the Welshman obviously allowing the intense pressure he currently finds himself under after a string of bad results bear through.

Following the animosity faced by Arnautovic, the player elected to see out the remainder of his afternoon in Staffordshire from the changing rooms after being escorted down the tunnel by a member of the West Ham backroom staff. 

After the victory, boss Moyes revealed he was annoyed with his star, who missed two glorious opportunities earlier in the win, however was pleased with his side's overall performance. 

"The result went our way and it was important win", the Scot told BBC's Match of the Day

"We're gaining momentum and at times we showed that. We had to deal with a lot of stuff but we missed good chances.

"I was annoyed with Marko at half time as he had the chance to get two. He's doing really well and I said to him at half-time he would score."

Hughes meanwhile left the pitch after witnessing yet another disappointing showing from his side to chants of: "You're getting sacked in the morning", from his own fans. 

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