Arsenal youngster Lansbury outstanding on West Ham debut

Arsenal midfielder Henri Lansbury was outstanding on debut for West Ham United in their 4-3 win over Portsmouth.

Arsenal midfielder Henri Lansbury was outstanding on debut for West Ham United in their 4-3 win over Portsmouth.

The loan signing stepped into Scott Parker’s boots with a man-of-the-match display for the Hammers.

“He was fantastic,” said manager Sam Allardyce who signed him on-loan from Arsenal. “He has great technical ability and his quality shone out.

“He had a very exciting time at Norwich last season and like Kevin Nolan he has the experience of getting out of this division."

 

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