Date: 4th December 2018 at 1:30pm
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West Ham have endured a turbulent few years since moving to the London Stadium but positive signs have emerged from the early months of Manuel Pellegrini’s tenure.

While finding consistency has still been an issue, improvements have been shown on the field and there has also been plenty to be pleased with off the field as the club’s recruitment has increased significantly – bringing the likes of Lukasz Fabianski, Issa Diop and Felipe Anderson in during the summer.

On top of that, Pellegrini has also managed to get the best out of important members of the squad, with Pablo Zabaleta, Declan Rice and Marko Arnautovic continuing to be stand-out performers, while outcasts like Robert Snodgrass have also been rejuvenated.

There is still a long way to go this season but an interest debate was started on social media in recent days regarding who are the early contenders for the club’s Hammer of the Year award – and plenty of names were mentioned.

We have gathered some of the responses below.