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How have the Hammers' new signings settled in?

West Ham brought in 4 players over the summer to help replace losing their former captain, Declan Rice, let’s see how well they have done.

Mohammed Kudus

Kudus was our second signing in the summer and even though he hasn’t started in the league he hasn’t disappointed. The former Ajax midfielder has scored 3 goals so far, with one of them being a last minute equaliser from outside the box against Newcastle at home, whilst the others came against Backa Topola in the Europa League which has helped us sit top of our group.

The Ghanaian costed the Hammers £40million, which was our biggest signing in the summer and to get the transfer over the line he turned down fellow Premier League teams: Brighton & Hove Albion, Manchester United and London rivals Chelsea.

Over the next few games it wouldn’t surprise many West Ham fans if Kudus becomes a starter for the remaining games this season.

James Ward-Prowse

Ward-Prowse signed from his boyhood club Southampton in the summer and since then he has hit the ground running for the Claret and Blue side, assisting 6 and scoring 2. He has also jelled very well with the Hammers' midfield partnership of Tomas Soucek and Lucas Paqueta.

Considering the Englishman had to come in and help replace Declan Rice, which was never going to be an easy task, he has started off in the best way possible. Plus, this season his attacking contributions are already better than what Rice achieved with the Hammers.

The midfielder is also only one goal away from equalling David Beckham’s free kick record, how much longer do you believe it will take him to achieve it in the claret and blue of West Ham?

Edson Alvarez

The Mexican international was the Hammers' first signing of the summer and was someone Tim Steidten, West Ham's technical director, had been looking at for a while.

From the minute he came on against Chelsea, he has become a fan favourite due to his high work rate. Ever since this game he has started every Premier League match in the midfield.

Alvarez has played just over 70 games in Europe with majority of them games coming whilst he was at Ajax and with the Hammers hoping to have more European glory his experience in the competition will be crucial. So far he has started two out of three games in the competition, whilst he couldn’t play in the first game due to being suspended after receiving too many yellow cards in the competition last season with Ajax.

Konstantinos Mavropanos

The Greek centre-back has come in to be another young, attack-minded defender who will eventually join the back three, which is David Moyes’ preferred formation.

Mavropanos is 6'4" which means he is the tallest in the squad and, with their set piece ability from Jarrod Bowen and Ward-Prowse, it won’t be too long until he gets his first goal for the club. He has only played in one match when he started in the fixture against Backa Topola at home but due to his playing style it won’t be much longer until he becomes a starter.

With all of the Hammers' signings starting off well, how well do you think they will do this season?

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