“What I can say is how good he is as a striker and the impact he has made”
“I’m not going to talk about the reasons why we didn’t take him.
“What I can say is how good he is as a striker and the impact he has made.
“In the first three games they were struggling and got a point in the last minute at Bournemouth. Now they are improving with him.”
Tomkins left for Selhurst Park in July in a £10m deal, ending a 20-year stay with the Hammers that began when he was seven.
Bilic insisted he hadn’t wanted to sell, with Tomkins wanting regular football.