There was plenty of expectation on the shoulders of Felipe Anderson when he joined West Ham United in the summer.
The Brazilian had been linked with a switch to the London Stadium for some time, and it was finally completed in July for a fee thought to be in the region of £36m.
Manager Manuel Pellegrini has started Anderson in all 11 Premier League matches, but it has taken time for the winger to find his stride.
Prior to Saturday’s home clash against Burnley, Anderson had only recorded one goal and two assists in all competitions.
Against the Clarets he was the star of the show, netting two goals in the 4-2 triumph.
As well as finding the back of the net, Anderson was instrumental on the pitch as he created more shots on goal than any of his teammates.
The 25-year-old was heavily involved and tried to use his creativity to instigate attacking moves on a regular basis over the course of the clash.
Anderson had more touches on the ball than any other West Ham player, with Robert Snodgrass coming closest on 78.
Even though some of the Hammers’ results have been undesirable this season, Pellegrini knows that he has some quality individual talent.
If Anderson performs in this manner from now on, he will become an integral part of the season.