Slaven Bilic issues West Ham warning over ‘wounded’ Man Utd

Slaven Bilic warns his West Ham players that Manchester United will be a "wounded animal" after their Anfield loss

The Sport Review staff
By The Sport Review staff

Slaven Bilic has warned his West Ham United players that Manchester United will be like a wounded animal in Sunday’s FA Cup quarter-final.

The Red Devils host the Hammers at Old Trafford after Thursday night’s emphatic 2-0 loss to bitter rivals Liverpool in the first leg of their Europa League last-16 clash.

Daniel Sturridge and Roberto Firmino scored either side of half-time to seal a famous win for the Reds over their bitter rivals in their first meeting in Europe.

Louis van Gaal’s side have lost their last two games in all competitions ahead of Sunday’s FA Cup quarter-final at Old Trafford.

However, West Ham manager Bilic isn’t taking the threat posed by United lightly despite their disappointing form over the past week.

“Manchester United are a wounded animal and we know what to expect on Sunday. They still had good spells against Liverpool and at home they will better,” Bilic told his pre-match media conference on Friday.

“We want the game to start and we are doing everything to reach Wembley.”

West Ham came from 2-0 down to beat Everton 3-2 in their last Premier League outing at Goodison Park.

MORE: The latest Man Utd news and views

MORE: The latest Man Utd player tweets

The Hammers are two points ahead of fifth-placed United in the Premier League table.


MORE: The latest football transfer news

OUR PICK: Discover the 5 best fat burner supplements

MORE: Meet the Premier League's most stylish footballers

MORE: Do you know the top Muslim footballers in the Premier League?

MORE: Man United latest news

MORE: Arsenal latest news

MORE: Chelsea latest news

MORE: Liverpool latest news

The Sport Review
Jermaine Jenas on Man United’s signings, Tottenham’s targets and Jack Wilshere – exclusive interview
The Sport Review
Top 50 most stylish footballers in the world in 2017: Arsenal, Man United, Chelsea, Liverpool stars feature
The Sport Review
Top 40 Muslim footballers: Arsenal, Chelsea, Liverpool and Man United stars feature
The Sport Review
Top 25 footballers’ cars: Arsenal, Chelsea, Liverpool and Real Madrid players feature
The Sport Review
Top 20 Nigerian footballers in Premier League: Arsenal, Chelsea, Liverpool stars feature
The Sport Review
Arsenal player wages 2017: Do you know how much Xhaka, Ozil and Coquelin earn each week?
The Sport Review
Thierry Henry sends warning to Arsenal fans about Man United
The Sport Review
Cincinnati 2017: Battle for No1 resumes as Halep, Svitolina and Wozniacki chase Pliskova
The Sport Review
Jamie Carragher tells Chelsea to make two signings before deadline day