West Ham United hero Alvin Martin is delighted seeing the club has so much to look forward to next season.
David Moyes has just signed a new three-year contract after leading West Ham to Europa League qualification.
"Isn't it fantastic to get to the end of the season and feel good, about what's gone before and hopefully what's going to come after?" FA Cup winner Martin told West Ham TV
“As a player, it doesn't get any better than that. You've done well, you've all played your part, you've got to the end of the season, looking forward to your break – it's a great feeling.
“If I could give any advice to the players now, it would be to make sure you enjoy it. The good times are the ones to savour and you have to take the absolute most out of them. And make sure that, when you come back next season, you do the same again. That's the challenge.
“This past year has been extremely difficult for everybody. I'm not just talking about West Ham, I mean the whole country, in whatever industry. But I think at West Ham it has been dealt with positively.
“One of things that I sense with David Moyes is that he can sometimes be hit with a problem, or an obstacle, and he will turn it into a positive. That attitude and leadership from the very top has been reflected in the way the players have approached the games and any set-backs.
“Tremendous credit to David and his coaching staff, to be able to keep the players focused, all the way through to the end. There have probably been lots of little problems caused by the pandemic that we don't even know about, but I think the strong leaders at clubs, the managers and the people above, have played a pivotal part during this time – and that's maybe a reflection of a lot of positives within our Club, in every department."