David Moyes admits he understands why Evra kicked a fan at Marseille

039;He gets no praise'- West Ham boss David Moyes demands more from Marko Arnautovic after match-winning display against Watford

039;He gets no praise'- West Ham boss David Moyes demands more from Marko Arnautovic after match-winning display against Watford

Moyes and Evra worked together at Manchester United before the former France worldwide moved to Juventus in 2014.

The Frenchman also revealed that he could not wait to sign for the club, once he was made aware of the opportunity to be reunited with David Moyes - who was his coach at Manchester United.

He previously spent eight-and-a-half years at Manchester United - including the 2013/14 season alongside Moyes - and was sacked by Marseille earlier this season and banned by UEFA following an altercation with a supporter.

"The reverse fixture back in November was David Moyes' first game as West Ham manager".

'I never even thought about it, ' said Moyes, when asked if he had doubts over Evra's volatility.

The home side's Mexican striker Javier Hernandez broke the deadlock in the 38th minute, heading in at the far post after winger Michail Antonio wove through the Watford defence to send in a long cross from the left.

Looking ahead to the World Cup, Hernandez said that Mexico have learned from the 7-0 loss to Chile at the Copa America Centenario. Indeed, if one asked a fan to conjure an image of a Chicharito goal, it would look a lot like the one he scored at the Amex Stadium; after hassling and harrying the Brighton defence, he won back possession, played a one-two, jinked past a defender and slammed the ball into the roof of the net.

He said: "We like his other qualities but we got him here to play".

Despite having not played for three months, Evra is set to make his West Ham debut against Watford on Saturday with Arthur Masuaku still suspended for the next four games for spitting.

"The experience he has got and the ability on top of that, it was nearly a no-brainer for us".

"And although people may have their doubts about him, because he is 36 and because of the incident at Marseille, I think he is going to bring a lot to our team".

"He's seen and worked with the best so hopefully he can pass that on to the players". There still looks to be enough ability in the squad to avoid relegation but the club will want to get closer to 40 points quickly to avoid a nervous end to the season.

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