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.[LNB]Confident: Mido insists West Ham are too good to go down[LNB]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.[LNB]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.[LNB]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.[LNB]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.[LNB]'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.[LNB]Pressure: Zola[LNB]'By experience, by names and by people who want to work hard for this club, I don't think this team is going down.'[LNB]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.[LNB]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.'[LNB] West Ham 0 Stoke 1: Gianfranco Zola's motley crew are all at seaMARTIN SAMUEL: Sullivan missed his cue to axe Zola, and he knows itEXCLUSIVE: Zola vows to fight on after handing his losers a three-day break Arsenal eye move for Cole after West Ham give Gunners first optionWEST HAM UNITED FC

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