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Shearer slams West Ham as 'embarrassing, hopeless, pathetic'

Newcastle United legend Alan Shearer has slammed West Ham after their defeat to Wolves.

Adama Traore's last-gasp strike for Wolves condemned Manuel Pellegrini to a fourth defeat on the spin since arriving at the London Stadium.

"You would think, coming into this game on the back of three defeats, at home, in front of your fans, you'd think a bit of fight, roll your sleeves up, show the fans you mean business," Shearer said on BBC Sport.

"Whatever you want to say, whether it was embarrassing, hopeless, pathetic - use any of those words, you can pick any of them, and that would describe West Ham's performance.

"How on earth are you going to score goals with no one in the middle? Have a look at the body language of West Ham .

"The ball is still in the air and three or four players are actually on their way back to the half way line instead of challenging the goalkeeper. I just found it incredible. Complete lack of effort.

"Walking. Jogging. No intensity, whatsoever. If you perform like this, you're going to get nowhere."

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