The 25-year-old is infamous for the bizarre prancing run before blasting a spot kick over the bar for Italy against Germany in a Euro 2016 shootout.
And the Hammers boss dismissed the idea of regular penalty-take Mark Noble standing aside.
“No, no," Bilic said. “We have a good penalty-taker already. A great one, in fact.
“But he wants to start. I spoke to him and watched him in training and everything.
“He's ready and I think he will play. He is a player of quality, he has shown me in training and now he has to show it on the pitch in a proper game in a stadium."