Jamie Carragher has claimed Felipe Anderson needs to bring goals into his game if he expects to be recognised as West Ham United’s main man.
The Brazilian scored nine Premier League goals in his debut campaign in English football but is yet to find the net in seven league appearances this time around.
Carragher believes that although Anderson is West Ham’s best player, the goals will need to come if they are to compete for a place in Europe.
Plenty of Hammers fans openly agreed with the former Liverpool star’s comments, with some wanting to see more from him in general…
Twitter: @westham_gossip Agree 100% (@edrupt_james)
Twitter: @westham_gossip He has to set up more as well (@jpwhutv)
Twitter: @westham_gossip He never goes outside his man. Has countless one on one’s and goes inside. Never shoots when it’s o… https://t.co/L1Wd2DEnih (@SimonBrewer20)
Twitter: @westham_gossip Jamie knows (@Leewoolward)
Twitter: @westham_gossip Agree, if we’re going to find any success him, Lanzini and Yarmolenko have to chip in with 15-20 go… https://t.co/iSIX7UtPwo (@jamesgunn_)
Read West Ham’s verdict
Since joining from Lazio for a club-record fee, Anderson has been a stand-out performer for the Hammers but there’s plenty he can improve on.
There’s potential for Manuel Pellegrini to have a top-class talent on his hands if the 26-year-old really steps up during his stint in East London.