David Moyes to 'deal with' Andy Carroll's early departure from West Ham bench
By Oliver Yew
Last Updated: 29/04/18 8:53pm
David Moyes will look into the incident that saw Andy Carroll leave the substitutes' bench before the end of the game during West Ham's 4-1 defeat to Manchester City.
Moyes made a triple substitution in the 65th minute when the Hammers were already 4-1 down, bringing on Javier Hernandez, Joao Mario and Arthur Masuaku, leaving Carroll as an unused substitute.
The frustrated striker then left the bench to go inside and Moyes says he will deal with the situation.
"It's something I'll deal with," the West Ham boss told Sky Sports.
"In this situation what you need is everybody to be a team member so if he has done that, I'll look at it and I'll deal with it."
Moyes saw his side comprehensively beaten at the London Stadium as City racked up a century of Premier League goals to ensure West Ham remained in the relegation fight.
Leroy Sane, Gabriel Jesus and Fernandinho were on target, while Pablo Zabaleta scored an own goal against his old club, as Pep Guardiola's side cruised to a record-equalling 30th victory of the campaign, and Moyes was full of praise for the title winners.
"They were very good," he said. "It's what we expected and they've shown it all season.
"However, we weren't very good at all. I hope we'd have done much better but I have to say Manchester City have done this to better teams than us this season.
"They make the pitch very big, they've got players in positions you'd hope you wouldn't be and they're slick, they're quick and that's why they're champions.
"Things need to go for you in these games. I didn't think we did as well as we did against them at the Etihad earlier in the season.
"I didn't think we defended as well as we'd done against the bigger teams this season."
The defeat leaves the Hammers just three points above the relegation zone with three games to play, but Moyes thinks his side still has enough quality to beat the drop.
"When we came in we were below it, we're now above it and I think we've got games coming up where we've got chances to win," he said.
"We'll obviously have to play better than we're doing just now but I think we've got enough in the bag to win a game but we have to prove it."
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