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West Ham lining up David Moyes to replace Slaven Bilic as coach

Bilic highlights Liverpool's main weakness which West Ham could exploit

The win is Liverpool's third in a row in all competitions and sees them close the gap on the top five in the Premier League, all of whom play on Sunday.

They were thrashed 4-1 at the London Stadium today as Liverpool continued their recent resurgence.

"We will never know how it would have been if we don't score the first one, I think it was kind of an open game up until then".

"I have to talk to the chairman because, of course, we have to discuss this defeat", Bilic told BT Sport.

The source said West Ham's hierarchy feel the timing is right to make a change in the hopes that the upcoming global break will give the new manager time to settle in before the Hammers' next game, away to Watford on November 19.

"It's a very hard situation".

"I always believe in myself".

There have been occasions when West Ham have been genuinely terrible under Bilic. We had two No.6s, clear No.6s, two real midfielders on the wing in Sadio (Mane) and (Alex) Oxlade-Chamerlain and Roberto (Firmino) and Mo (Salah) had to really defend.

But the defender admitted the players are letting the boss down.

"He's the type of player you'd go and pay big money to watch every single week, because he's great on the eye, he's so quick, he makes things happen", he added. "We need to ease the pressure off the gaffer and ourselves".

West Ham thought they were back in it when Lanzini held off the attentions of Joe Gomez to chest down Ayew's cross and loft a calm finish past Mignolet, but with celebratory bubbles still in the east London air, Liverpool were level within 60 seconds.

"We changed our approach, it was a counter-attacking lineup to use our speed from the deep".

Bilic, however, refused to blame a lack of effort from his players for the defeat. We should have defended better, it's no excuse to concede from your own corner kick.

The 28-year-old centre-back missed the Reds' prior two games, a duo of 3-0 wins over Huddersfield Town and Champions League opponents Maribor, however, according to the Liverpool Echo, returned to training at Melwood on Friday.