Soccer – Bilic hails brilliant Payet


Slaven Bilic has admitted that Dimitri Payet is the player that makes West Ham United tick.

Payet was the star of the show as the Hammers, 4/1 with Bet365 to finish in the top six of the Premier League this season, came from behind to beat Bournemouth 3-1 on Tuesday.
West Ham struggled during Payet’s two-month injury lay-off, but have been back to their best since the Frenchman returned to action less than a fortnight ago.
After Harry Arter had given Bournemouth the lead, Payet equalised with a great free-kick and then set up Enner Valencia to make it 2-1 to the visitors. Valencia completed the scoring with six minutes left.
“It’s scary how good he is. He’s a top player. He’s a player who makes all the others better,” Bilic said of Payet. “It’s all about the team, but he’s the player who is the most decisive for us.”
West Ham can be backed at 3/1 to score in both halves against Newcastle United on Saturday.