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Impressive striker Mauro Zarate adds a much-needed extra ingredient to the West Ham side, according to James Tomkins.
The defender said new signings Cheikhou Kouyate, Aaron Creswell and Zarate have all made significant contributions already, but picked out the Argentine striker for his performance in Saturday's 3-1 win over Crystal Palace, writes Jack Pinnock.
West Ham moved to the top of the Championship table thanks to a brace of penalties from Mark Noble.
Saturday's 2-1 win over struggling Nottingham Forest took the Irons three points clear of Southampton, although the Saints could return to the top if they beat Leicester at home tonight.
West Ham recorded their second win in four days as they cruised to a 4-0 win over Watford last night.
Goals from James Tomkins, Joey O'Brien, Carlton Cole and Scott Parker eased the Irons to victory at Vicarage Road and moved them up to third in the Championship table.
The stands at Upton Park were rapidly emptying long before James Tomkins headed home a late consolation goal for West Ham on Saturday.
The recent improved mood around the club was blown away in the face of a devastating display from Manchester City, that all-but consigns the Irons to the dreaded bottom-at-Christmas slot.
James Tomkins insists West Ham are not worrying about relegation despite their 4-0 drubbing by Manchester United at the weekend.
The England under-21 centre-back returned to the Irons' starting line-up against the Premier League champions but could do little to stop Wayne Rooney and co running riot in the second half.