"I have always said that West Ham have the quality to play against any rival," he told West Ham's official website.
"Our idea is to be invincible at home and then try to get results away. So, we can play against anyone and we know it, but we also know that we have to go step by step.
"Unfortunately, we didn't start the season as we would have liked it, with that defeat at home [against Manchester City], but we knew we were working well, we had an exceptional preparation, so we knew the results would come.
"And now we have showed our good side in [this] victory [against Norwich City].
"We're playing intelligently and keeping possession of the ball and that makes easier to create chances and to convert them of course.
"Our base of players is still the same, last season there were a lot of new faces, so it was harder to mould them into a unit but this season we already have that base, and the new players have quality, so the process is easier."