Mido: West Ham are too good to go down... and Zola will keep us up

29 March 2010 10:00
West Ham striker Mido insists the whole squad are behind under-fire managerGianfranco Zola.

Confident: Mido insists West Ham are too good to go down

The Upton Park boss has been considering his future in the job since Stoke inflicted a sixth consecutive Barclays Premier League defeat on the Hammers.

Only goal difference now separates West Ham from the relegation zone and Hull, who are level on points after beating  Fulham, have a game in hand.

Zola wanted to work out whether he is the right man to bring the best out of a squad that includes England internationals Robert Green, Matthew Upson, Carlton Cole and Scott Parker.

Mido said: 'Everyone is working so hard for the manager. We're behind that man. He is a top manager, in my opinion, and we're all behind him.

'I think we have a very good chance of staying up. If you look in the dressing room and you see the faces in there, you don't see a team that is going to get relegated.

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'By experience, by names and by people who want to work hard for this club, I don't think this team is going down.'

West Ham's run-in is tough, starting with a trip to Everton next weekend followed by fixtures against Sunderland, Liverpool, Wigan, Fulham and Manchester City.

Mido said: 'Everton are a very good team, but we're definitely going to go there to get at least a point. We're going to work hard. It didn't work for us on Saturday, but I hope that  it will work for us next week.'

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Source: Daily_Mail