West Ham boss David Moyes has warned Manchester City that Michail Antonio would give them a multitude of problems in their Premier League clash on Sunday more than Lionel Messi did in the Champions League during the week.
Antonio was one of several players excused from West Ham’s Europa League win away to Rapid Vienna on Thursday night.
On the other hand, Man City defeated PSG 2-1 in their Champions League tie, overcoming threats from Messi, Neymar and Kylian Mbappe.
Antonio, a Jamaica international, has been impressive this season under Moyes’ well-drilled side, providing a powerful attacking threat that has helped West Ham climb into the top four.
Moyes is very much aware of the challenge in front of them this weekend.
“Mich will probably cause them different problems than Messi would do, but I think Manchester City have shown exactly what they are,” the West Ham manager told reporters.
“We have challenged the top teams. We got a result against Liverpool, so I want to see if we can compete against them and make things difficult for the big sides.”
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