Former West Ham United manager Harry Redknapp has lauded the signing of defender Nayef Aguerd, following the Moroccan international’s match-winning goal in Sunday’s crucial 1-0 victory over relegation rivals Southampton, writes the football.london. Aguerd’s header in the first half not only secured the three points for the Hammers, but also helped them climb out of the relegation zone and up to 14th place in the Premier League table.
Harry Redknapp, who played for West Ham United for 149 league appearances from 1965 to 1972 and later managed the club from 1994 to 2001, has named Moroccan defender Nayef Aguerd in his Premier League team of the week following his match-winning goal against Southampton.
Redknapp praised Aguerd’s impressive performance, describing him as a “great bit of business” for West Ham and highlighting his strength, aerial dominance, and pace. Redknapp also expressed excitement about seeing more of Aguerd’s development as a promising centre-half.
Redknapp told BetVictor: “Nayef Aguerd has been a great bit of business for West Ham. This lad seems to get better each week, he’s developing into a very good centre-half. He’s strong, dominant in the air and got a great turn of pace on him. I’m looking forward to seeing more of him.”