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West Ham boss Bilic: Will Zaza be taking penalties?

West Ham boss Slaven Bilic says he won't be counting on Simone Zaza's penalty taking ability.

The 25-year-old is infamous for the bizarre prancing run before blasting a spot kick over the bar for Italy against Germany in a Euro 2016 shootout.

And the Hammers boss dismissed the idea of regular penalty-take Mark Noble standing aside.

“No, no," Bilic said. “We have a good penalty-taker already. A great one, in fact.

“But he wants to start. I spoke to him and watched him in training and everything.

“He's ready and I think he will play. He is a player of quality, he has shown me in training and now he has to show it on the pitch in a proper game in a stadium."

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