Pablo Fornals has heaped praise on his Irons teammate Jarrod Bowen by stating him as one of the best in the league in what he brings to the side.

Bowen was once again instrumental in West Ham grinding out a hard fought point against Leicester City at the weekend by providing a goal and assist.

“Jarrod is one of the best takers in the league, one hundred per cent, and we also have big targets to hit,” said the Spaniard.

“We didn’t have a lot of set pieces, but we are dangerous from them. They tried to make changes to finish the game – they put on another centre-back at the end – but they didn’t defend the last set piece well.

“We are a strong team at set pieces, defending and attacking. It’s what we’ve been doing for a long time.”

Pablo admitted that West Ham were ultimately second best in the second half however stressed that not losing when not in fine form is a sign of a top side.

The first half I think we deserved to win, but the second half was honestly for them,” Fornals admitted. “At least we gained one point from a set piece in the last moment.

“With how the game was, I think it was a big point for us. We are a top team. Top teams sometimes don’t play as well as people expect, but they get points, and that’s what we did.

“For us, getting points week in, week out is massive. We just want to keep adding points to our total and try to finish with as many points as we can at the end.”