By Aramide Oladipo
West Ham United supporters have taken to social media to slaughter midfielder Cheikhou Kouyate for his performance against Watford on Sunday afternoon.
The 27-year-old featured for the full 90 minutes as the Hammers slumped to a disappointing 2-0 Premier League defeat at Vicarage Road.
Watford forwards Will Hughes and Richarlison scored in each half as David Moyes got off to the worst possible start as West Ham manager.
Kouyate had two great chances to get the visitors back in the match but he saw his first-half shot brilliantly saved by Heurelho Gomes before produce a poor finish just after the interval.
The West Ham fans expressed their anger on social media and the majority of fans singled out the Senegal international for criticism.
Here is a selection of their messages on Twitter:
Kouyate should be the only player in that sentence, he’s absolutely useless
— jj ⚒ (@jeremiahhjoshua) November 19, 2017
Kouyate is doing my nutttttt in xxxxx
— whufc_evelyn (@evelyn_willson) November 19, 2017
— Alan Ward (@AlanWard93) November 19, 2017
Stick the youngsters on. Any U23 players is genuinely much better then Kouyate.
— Victor WHUFC (@VictorWHUFC) November 19, 2017
How is Kouyate still on the pitch? He’s been awful today. #WHUFC
— Daniel Turner (@Danny_Turner) November 19, 2017
Kouyate has to be taken off. He is the worst player ever
— Aran (@AranNicolWHUFC) November 19, 2017
Another massive chance missed by Kouyate. pic.twitter.com/1Vy3tcVmHj
— West Ham Utd Live (@WHUFCLive) November 19, 2017
Kouyate is terrible if you rate him you need to be sectioned.
— o0 Unfazed 0o (@Enzy_Whufc) November 19, 2017
Terminate Kouyate’s contract
— West Ham News (@WHUFC_News) November 19, 2017
The midfielder has been a fixture in the West Ham first-team this season, making a total of 12 appearances and scoring one goal in the process.
The result means that the Hammers remain in the bottom three of the table and they have failed to win a Premier League since the end of September.
The Hammers will to bounce back when they face Leicester City at the London Stadium next Friday.
In other West Ham news, Sky Sports pundit Paul Merson has revealed his prediction for the Premier League game.