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Noble believes West Ham bought wisely in transfer window

West Ham midfielder Mark Noble believes wise buys in the January transfer window has boosted the Hammers' chances of survival. Ilan, Benni McCarthy and Mido all arrived in the winter transfer window to leave Noble delighted with his club's offensive armoury.

"When the new owners came in they said, 'we need bodies, we need strikers'," he said.

"Now we are lovely for strikers. We have probably got too many now, but that is what you need when you are in the position we are in.

"You need firepower. You need to be able pluck something off the bench or from somewhere to give us a helping hand."

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