Former West Ham star Anton Ferdinand has described the debut efficiency of Kalvin Phillips at West Ham as “one of many worst” he has seen by way of the midfielder’s capability on the ball.
The England star joined David Moyes’ facet on mortgage from Man Metropolis till the top of the season and he has had a troublesome begin to life in East London.
Phillips was made to pay for a mistake a bit over two minutes into his London Stadium debut in opposition to Bournemouth final Thursday as Dominic Solanke opened the scoring.
Talking on the Vibe with 5 podcast concerning the midfielder’s debut, Ferdinand mentioned: “It was one of many worst debuts I’ve ever seen by way of ball retention in these first 25 or half-hour.
“He misplaced the ball about 5 instances after that [mistake] – 10-yard passes.
“You’ve acquired to get him match. You may practice as a lot as you need – you solely get match enjoying video games.”
The Man Metropolis loanee additionally struggled on the weekend in opposition to Man United as one other mistake led to a objective throughout the 3-0 defeat.
It’s too early to guage Phillips however the early indicators usually are not good for Hammers followers.