David Moyes warns Manchester Metropolis Michail Antonio may cause ‘completely different issues’ than Lionel Messi

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West Ham boss David Moyes hopes Michail Antonio can provide Manchester Metropolis a large number of issues on Sunday after dealing with Lionel Messi within the Champions League.

Hammers frontman Antonio was one in every of a number of gamers rested for the Europa League win away to Speedy Vienna on Thursday evening, which secured secure passage into the final 16 on the high of Group H with a match to spare.

Antonio has been bullying Premier League defences all season


Antonio has been bullying Premier League defences all season

The Man City defence marshalled Messi tightly


The Man Metropolis defence marshalled Messi tightly

Metropolis, in the meantime, noticed off Paris St Germain 2-1 of their Champions League tie, finally capable of overcome the specter of Messi, Neymar and Kylian Mbappe after the Frenchman had put the guests forward on the Etihad Stadium.

Jamaica worldwide Antonio has impressed for Moyes’ well-drilled aspect this season, offering a strong attacking menace which has helped West Ham climb into the highest 4.

Whereas Moyes is aware of simply what problem is in entrance of them this weekend, it’s one he feels his aspect can deal with head on.

“Mich will in all probability trigger them completely different issues than Messi would do, however I believe Manchester Metropolis have proven precisely what they’re,” the West Ham supervisor mentioned.

Moyes is confident his target man can wreak havoc on the City defence


Moyes is assured his goal man can wreak havoc on the Metropolis defence

“All people is making an attempt to aspire to play like Man Metropolis, be at their stage, however that takes time, you can’t do this instantly.

“Even Manchester Metropolis haven’t carried out it instantly, they’ve taken an extended interval over it, however they have an important crew and nice supervisor as properly.”

Moyes added: “We have now challenged the highest groups. We acquired a consequence towards Liverpool, so I wish to see if we will compete towards them and make issues troublesome for the massive sides.”

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