West Ham United owner and chairman Bjorgolfur Gudmundsson is delighted with Gianfranco Zola's early impact.

Gudmundsson told whufc.com: "As I am sure our fans would agree, Gianfranco Zola has made an excellent start and I am very pleased with his appointment. The work done by the club's CEO Scott Duxbury and the Board to bring Gianfranco and Steve Clarke to the club and to implement a new technical and medical infrastructure should be applauded. It is clear to see that the first-team squad under the new manager remain focused on the task in hand and determined to achieve the success that will move the club forward."