Premier League football returns to the Emirates Stadium on Sunday with a London derby, where Arsenal will be looking to keep up their fantastic recent record against West Ham United.
However, the Hammers have a historic season ahead of them and it won’t be easy- and if these players are allowed to make an impact then it could be decisive.
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The 28-year-old is at his peak due to his age and many have questioned the decision to join the Hammers, with former France coach Raymond Domenech stating the East London side ‘are not enough’ for the former Marseille man.
Whether that’s true or not remains to be seen but the Hammers will thrive with his addition to the squad, with his playmaking abilities likely to be crucial for Slaven Bilic’s side. The lack of a established striker ahead of him this weekend will limit his impact but Payet has enough on his own.
He’s likely to be the main threat to Arsenal’s goal in this weekend’s clash and he will be the Hammers focal point in attack.