‘I have to say, he’s been excellent’ – Moyes hints at new contract for West Ham veteran

Angelo Ogbonna has proven himself to be a valuable asset to the West Ham club, having joined in 2015 and made over 180 appearances despite facing serious injury problems and being overlooked by Manuel Pelligrini for a long time, writes the Claret&Hugh.

Despite being 35 years old, he has continued to be a crucial player for the team this season, especially with other central defenders being sidelined at times. David Moyes has even hinted at the possibility of offering him a new contract.

When asked about it, the manager stated that in football, there is always something to prove and players must constantly work to do so.

Moyes added: “I think Angelo has been a brilliant sort of servant to the club, even before I came, he’s been here a long time.

“Angelo is probably one of the longest serving players, maybe Cressy might top him, I don’t know. I have to say, he’s been excellent for us.

“He had a bad injury last year, which everybody knows. It just affected him at a time in his career where you don’t want that, but we’ve always used him, relied on him, can trust him.

“Hopefully he can keep it going.”