West Ham U21 coach Haycock ponders player loan options

West Ham United U21 chief Nick Haycock says manager Sam Allardyce has ultimate say on which youngsters are loaned out.

West Ham United U21 chief Nick Haycock says manager Sam Allardyce has ultimate say on which youngsters are loaned out.

Haycock says he's keen to see his young players gain first team experience this season.

He told whufc.com: "That is done with Sam, Neil, Ian and myself chatting about the player, looking at the club they would go to and making sure they are going to get an experience there and that they are going to play. The major consideration is that they are going to play.

"Myself, Ian and the scouts will go and watch them as much as we can and we also have a back-up support system within the Club in terms of sports science. If the club we send them to doesn't have the facilities or the personnel, we make sure we monitor them through ours to make sure they stay up to date with their programmes because they are still our players.

"They are going out to develop into players we want to play in the Premier League, so it's a group decision and up to Sam ultimately and rightly so."

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