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Lingard admits West Ham must be sharper in attack to challenge top 4

Jesse Lingard says West Ham must sharpen their finishing to keep their top four hopes on track.

In dropping two points against Arsenal on Sunday, West Ham missed the chance to move level on points with fourth-placed Chelsea going into the international break and will now have to stew on the collapse before facing Wolves in a fortnight.

“We're disappointed," said Lingard. “Going 3-0 up and then dropping back and not having the confidence to get another goal.

“If we want to fight for top four we have to put our chances away. With a start like that you have to kick on and get more goals. I felt we dropped off, they had more possession - we needed to start the second half quick but it was a lapse in concentration and focus [at the start of the second half].

“I want to help the team any way I can. Everyone is disappointed in the dressing room but we have to pick ourselves up and move on."

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