The Reds were worthy of a three-goal lead against the Hammers with Danny Welbeck, Adnan Januzaj and Ashley Young on the scoresheet before Carlton Cole's late consolation. It sets the Reds up nicely for the trips to Hull and Norwich in the next week.
"We've had a couple of really good victories and another good one today so I'm really pleased with that," enthused the boss.
"I was pleased for the players because I think they earned it by playing well. We might have scored more and, probably should have scored more, but I am really pleased with how we performed.
"We're beginning to get better and beginning to create more chances. We could have had four or five but didn't quite make the opportunities to take a chance. Also, Chicharito was onside [when having a goal disallowed] if you see it again, so that could have been another one.
"Our play is getting much better and I think the players are getting much better too. I see that they’ve got real confidence when taking the ball. There were some real good passes and inter-play for the first goal between Wayne [Rooney] and Danny. It was great to see Danny get on the scoresheet once again even though he came off with a bit of a sore knee. It will do his confidence a world of good. He’s