He had an awesome season with West Ham, just when one still had doubts about his performances, he shone like a star at the Euros this summer.
With clubs now planning a bid for the dynamic play maker, he has come out to dismiss speculations linking him to other clubs, insisting he is committed to staying at West Ham.The 29-year-old has given boss Slaven Bilic a huge boost by saying he is happy to be at the Premier League club and is not even thinking about a move away.
“I’ve heard about all the interest and I’m flattered,” Payet said.”I love West Ham. We had a fantastic season and I can’t wait to play in the Olympic Stadium.I’m 100 per cent staying at West Ham, I love the club. I can tell the Hammers fans that.”
Payet joined West Ham last summer from Marseille and scored nine goals in his 30 Premier League appearances, quickly establishing himself as a fan favourite in the final season at Upton Park.
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His comments echo those of Sullivan earlier this week – he said: “He’s under contract. There might be six weeks of silliness when he bangs the table. But if you believe what he says, he wants to stay.We’ve given him a new contract. If he’s still doing what he’s doing now at Christmas or the end of the season we might give him another new contract.”