By Dominic Toner

Stan Collymore believes that West Ham will bounce back from their poor start to the Premier League.

The Hammers currently sit inside the relegation zone after losing four of their opening five league games.

Slaven Bilic has been unfortunate with injuries at the beginning of the campaign but several senior players have now returned to full fitness.

The club’s talisman Dimitri Payet scored a 96th minute winner against Accrington in mid-week, as West Ham progressed to the lat 16 of the EFL Cup.

Broadcaster and ex-footballer Collymore has backed West Ham on his personal Twitter account to record a 1-0 win against Southampton in Sunday’s Premier League encounter.

Following the 4-2 defeat to West Brom, manager Bilic hailed the club’s next three fixtures as “cup finals” and the win against Accrington was a good start.

The Hammers now face Southampton and Middlesbrough before the international break and will be desperate for further positive results.

West Ham’s struggles have coincided with their move to the London Stadium, after they left Upton Park in the summer.

Michail Antonio has been one of the club’s positive notes at the start of the season with five goals in the league at this early stage.

In other West Ham team news, Bilic has provided an update on two of the club’s players and slammed a false claim.