Razvan Rat relishing London derby

Razvan Rat of West Ham passes the ball during the Barclays Premier League match between Hull City and West Ham United at KC Stadium on September 28, 2013
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West Ham defender Razvan Rat reveals that he is looking forward to Sunday's derby at Tottenham Hotspur in the Premier League.

West Ham United defender Razvan Rat has revealed that he is relishing Sunday's derby at Tottenham Hotspur in the Premier League.

The Hammers go into to the match at White Hart Lane in 18th place in the table following three defeats in their last four matches.

"I am used to playing in big games, so I understand that Sunday's is a big one," he told the club's official website. "I will treat it that way, and like always I will try to do my best and perform well.

"Every game is a big game for me, because I need to prove first for myself that I can play in the Premier League, and after to prove to the manager, the fans and everybody that I am a good player."

Rat joined West Ham from Shakhtar Donetsk in the summer on a one-year deal.

Joe Cole of West Ham United celebrates his goal during the Barclays Premier League match between West Ham United and Cardiff City at the Bolyen Ground on August 17, 2013
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