Antonio received his first call-up for the match in Slovakia and although he did not come off the bench, West Ham boss Bilic expects him to receive further calls from Big Sam.
“Obviously Sam likes those kind of players who can hurt the opposition with running one against one and great headers, who can defend and attack," Bilic said. “Who doesn't like those players?
“The couple of goals he scored [this season] helped and definitely he deserves it. He's a very confident lad, and all he has to do now is not to change, not to change the way he plays, the way he trains, everything, and we have to help him with that."