West Ham United wants to attract higher caliber players
West Ham United is enjoying their best Premier League run in modern times as the squad of Slaven Bilic is currently positioned in the 7th spot and have collected victories against top clubs in English league including: Arsenal, Manchester City, Liverpool and Chelsea.
The players of Slaven Bilic are performing better than ever before with an entertaining playing style and they are now hoping that this recent change of form will help lure into the club a different class of players.
When a player makes a move to a different club, besides the monetary benefits that they may receive from joining a new team there is something else that motivates and has an influence in the players’ .
West Ham United is still not at the level required to actually compete in a competition at the scale of the Champions League but the Europa League is a realistic target.
Every player from around the world wants to be in a club that can win matches against top teams and this is what West Ham United has recently managed to do. Slaven Bilic believes that their latest victory over Liverpool was the greatest triumph in the history of the club.
Liverpool and West Ham United faced off in the 4th round of the FA Cup and a late goal from Ogbonna was enough for Slaven Bilic and his team to ensure their progression to the 5th round of the English competition. Angel Obinze Ogbonna’s goal arrived at the very last minute as he connected with a cross from Dimitri Payet and headed the ball into the net.
"It will go down in the history of West Ham's greatest games. Liverpool, our last season at Upton Park, a night kickoff, goal in the last minute, and we deserved it. I am very proud of the guys. They left their hearts on the pitch." West Ham United’s Slaven Bilic said after the match.
These are the kinds of results that show the ambitions and desire that a club has on winning matches despite who their opponent might be and Slaven Bilic is hoping that this recent uprising of the club can entice top players to join.