ExWHUemployee has a theory about Lucas Perez, these West Ham fans disagree

Reliable West Ham United insider ExWHUemployee has suggested on Twitter that attacker Lucas Perez should be handed a start against Tottenham Hotspur on Saturday, but not all Irons fans agree.

Following an impressive cameo from the substitutes’ bench in the 2-2 draw with Leicester City at the weekend when he scored one and should have had another which was disallowed for offside, the Spaniard is surely in contention for a spot on the team-sheet.

With Marko Arnautovic struggling for form, Manuel Pellegrini has a decision to make against their arch-rivals in north London, and Ex believes via his Twitter account that the former Arsenal man should get the nod in what is going to be a big game.

Some Hammers supporters that responded don’t agree with his theory however, with some pointing out that he has struggled to make an impact when he has been given a start by his Chilean manager previously this term.

To be fair to them, the 30-year-old has generally been more effective when he has entered the pitch as a substitute, as was the case in the final 12 minutes against the Foxes.

He does have six goals in just 695 minutes on the pitch for West Ham though, which suggests he is worth another punt in the XI.

Here is just a selection of the Twitter reaction…

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