By Saikat Mandal

22nd Oct, 2021 | 8:00pm

Jamie O'Hara makes bold claim on West Ham and David Moyes

Jamie O’Hara has made a bold claim on talkSPORT saying West Ham are currently the ‘second best’ team in London.

The former Tottenham Hotspur player has suggested that Chelsea are the best team in the capital, followed by the Irons.

He feels that on the basis of current form, and the impressive work done by David Moyes, the Hammers are ahead of both Tottenham and Arsenal.

West Ham have been impressive in their Europa League campaign this season. They picked up their third win in the competition in as many matches after beating Genk 3-0 on Thursday night.

Goals from Craig Dawson, Issa Diop and Jarrod Bowen ensured a memorable win for the Hammers, and they are almost certain to qualify to the next round.

“How good is David Moyes doing? How good is this team?”, said O’Hara on talkSPORT.

“It pains me to say it but I watch this team and they’re fantastic to watch. Mark Noble came on, they were bopping the ball about and now I think, are West Ham now the second best team in London?

“You have to hold your hands up. Not biggest, but best. I’d say right now they are.”

Impressive

Moyes has done an incredible job at West Ham, and the club is heading in the right direction under him.

West Ham are already six points clear at the top of Group H, and another win in their next match will see them emerge as group winners with two games to spare.

It is too early to say whether they can genuinely win the competition, but the signs are very positive.

In the Premier League, Moyes’ side are seventh in the table with 14 points, one point behind fourth-placed Brighton.

While the likes of Arsenal and Tottenham have better individual players in almost every position, Moyes has brought the best out of his team collectively. They are a well-drilled side and appear to have a happy dressing room.

Chelsea are the best team in London at the moment, but O’Hara has a strong point here regarding the Hammers.

In other West Ham news, Jack Wilshere has predicted major Hammers exit, but reckons one goal would stop it.