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'Reminds me of Carrick': Some West Ham fans were 'impressed' by 'class' talent in pre-season win

West Ham claimed another win in pre-season last night as David Moyes’ side cruised to a 3-0 win against Reading.

Goals from Issa Diop, Conor Coventry and Ben Johnson secured a comfortable victory for the east London side.

Moreover, it was an impressive outing for the Premier League side, with a number of experienced heads and newcomers performing well against the Royals.

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One player who was head and shoulders above the rest, though, was goalscorer Coventry. The midfielder controlled the tempo of the game well in the heart of the midfield.

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Coventry impressed for West Ham

And his second-half strike rounded off what was an impressive performance for the 21-year-old academy graduate.

Indeed, Coventry will be one of the many youngsters looking to break into the West Ham first-team this season.

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However, with weekly UEFA Europa League football coming to east London for the first time in decades, there is a good chance Moyes will offer the likes of Coventry minutes in the senior squad.

Moreover, fans on social media were happy with the Republic of Ireland youth international’s performance last night against Reading.

Here’s what some West Ham fans had to say about Coventry on Twitter…

West Ham’s next pre-season fixture will take place on Saturday when the Irons face off against Scottish giants Celtic in Glasgow.

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