English Premiership

Moyes looks to bolster West Ham midfield

2017-12-20 11:21
David Moyes (Getty Images)

Cape Town - West Ham United manager David Moyes has called for midfield reinforcements following Tuesday's League Cup defeat to Arsenal.

Teenagers Declan Rice and Domingos Quina started in the middle for the Hammers as Danny Welbeck's goal gave the Gunners a 1-0 win.

"We need to add quality and you can see that tonight," Moyes told Sky Sports.

"The club know. I think they knew before I came in that they needed it.

"We had to start with two 18-year-olds in midfield and against Arsenal that is always going to be difficult.

"We have players in other positions, quite a few of them, but at this moment in time we are short on midfield players."

On the match itself, Moyes was left frustrated with the nature of Welbeck's 42nd-minute strike.

"We gave a really poor goal," he added.

"It certainly was not an Arsenal type of goal to give away, that is for sure.

"We should have defended it better. I cannot think of many clear chances after that."

 

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