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West Ham defender Ogbonna: Lanzini key to Payet form

West Ham defender Angelo Ogbonna is backing Manuel Lanzini to rescue their season.

Ogbonna reckons it's the return to form of pint-sized playmaker Lanzini, who also impressed as when he came on, which will make all the difference for his struggling side.

The Hammers defender said: “Dimitri (Payet) is different level. But the key is Lanzini. He can keep the ball. Dimitri needs someone like Lanzini because he doesn't like to throw away the ball.

“He runs with the ball, he fights. He looks small but he's not. He's so tough. Both of them, they keep a good balance for us and they play very well together."

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