Date: 27th April 2019 at 6:00pm
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Jamie Redknapp heaped praise on West Ham playmaker Felipe Anderson and revealed he loved watching the Brazilian play.

The Sky Sports pundit shared that he thought the Hammers attacker was a very special player as he clearly had quality and the ability to explode past his opponents due to his pace.

Redknapp then added that he thought there was more to come from Anderson while noting that West Ham had been unlucky with injuries this season.

“He’s got that quality, a nice yard of pace as well, he can explode past players and he has that lovely Brazilian technique,” said Redknapp on Sky Sports Premier League (Saturday April 27th, 12:19).

“I think he is a very special player.

“Oh definitely (whether more to come) I just like the way that he plays, they’ve love those players there who can do something special like a Payet and he is that guy.

“They’ve been a bit unlucky with injuries as they’ve lost Yarmolenko, but I think this guy is a top footballer, I love watching him play, he can see a pass.”


The 26-year-old winger has been a sensation at West Ham this season, but there is clearly more to come. Anderson has submitted disappointing displays at times this season, despite wowing more often than not, and you feel that is because he is still settling into the Premier League. The 26-year-old joined the Hammers from Lazio in the summer having not played in England before and was always going to need time to get up to speed. However that factor actually makes his fantastic performances even more impressive. Anderson has scored 10 and assisted five this season in his 38 outings, and that’s a very good return for a team that have been inconsistent across the season. If the Hammers and Anderson were able to deliver the goods week-in-week out next season, then they’d certainly finish in a very promising position in the Premier League. Yet given that the London club have struggled for consistency in their current campaign, it might be easier said than done.