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With six new summer signings, including the highly rated France international Alou Diarra, a start in front of a sell-out Boleyn Ground crowd and a pleasing pre-season draw against Champions League opposition, West Ham manager Sam Allardyce is well placed ahead of Saturday's Premier League opener.

But Big Sam is nervous. He knows his team has to gel, that the pre-season run wasn't brilliant and Aston Villa, rejuvenated under a new boss, could spoil the party.