West Ham United have lost their first four matches of the 2018-19 Premier League season.
The defeats at Liverpool and Arsenal were not a surprise, but the Hammers have also lost to Bournemouth and Wolverhampton Wanderers on home soil this term.
It is not quite the start that the supporters would have had in mind when considering the serious investment that occurred during the summer transfer window.
Andriy Yarmolenko was amongst those to arrive at West Ham, with the 77-time Ukraine international joining from Borussia Dortmund in a £17.5m deal.
The 28-year-old has appeared in all four of West Ham’s Premier League matches this season, although he is yet to start for the Hammers in the league.
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Following the Wolves defeat, Yarmolenko gave an interview to the club’s official website, and it was posted on social media on Monday morning.
The West Ham fans are frustrated with a number of players at the moment, and Yarmolenko was in the firing line at the start of this week.
A selection of the Twitter reaction can be seen below:
On the bright side. Next season we’ll probably be playing against Morcombe. It always looks nice there. And I’ve never been.
— Cynical. Flat 50. 302A. Sadovaya St. 🎹🎹 (@WycheNick) September 3, 2018
All talk and no action – no one really wants to win games, they are just here for their payday
— ㅤdan (@_dannymumfo) September 3, 2018
Are West Ham players secret philosophers? I ask because each toe curling defeat is followed by a raft of quotations along the lines of Camus or Russell.
— Geoff Smith (@GeoffSm43725963) September 3, 2018
You must think about shooting from outside the box.
— James Reading (@JReadingAloud87) September 3, 2018
Lots of talk and little else.Fact is big players play in big stadiums.Pelligrini needs t go now cause 4 in a row very soon could become 7 and thats that. Big Sam now!
— Barry Solomons (@barry_solomons) September 3, 2018
He needs to know when to let a shot go!
— AJC (@AJ041987) September 3, 2018
gutted atm.. thought we would start strong
— Marcus (@LordMarcCaesar) September 3, 2018