Cheikhou Kouyate

Born: December 21, 1989 (age 27)

Height: 6'4" (194cm)

Hometown: Dakar, Senegal
Nationality: Senegal flag Senegalese

Position: Defender/Midfielder
Team: West Ham United (no. 8)
Cheikhou Kouyate of West Ham in action during the Barclays Premier League match between West Ham United and Leicester City at the Boleyn Ground on August 15, 2015 in London, United Kingdom.
Career History
Senior2010-2014Anderlecht
2014-West Ham United
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David Moyes shouts instructions during the Premier League game between Watford and West Ham United on November 19, 2017
Result: David Moyes starts West Ham United reign with defeat at Watford
New boss David Moyes watches West Ham United miss a number of clear-cut chances as Watford prevail by a 2-0 scoreline at Vicarage Road.
Nov 19, 17:59
Wilfried Zaha celebrates with teammates after scoring during the Premier League game between Crystal Palace and Chelsea on October 14, 2017
Result: Crystal Palace snatch late draw against West Ham United
Crystal Palace come from two goals behind to earn a 2-2 draw with West Ham United courtesy of a 97th-minute goal from Wilfried Zaha.
Oct 28, 17:26
Mauricio Pochettino watches on during the Premier League game between Manchester United and Tottenham Hotspur on December 11, 2016
Team News: Widescale changes for Tottenham Hotspur, West Ham United ahead of EFL Cup clash
Tottenham Hotspur boss Mauricio Pochettino makes seven changes to his starting XI ahead of Wednesday night's EFL Cup fourth-round tie against West Ham United.
Oct 25, 19:15
Mauricio Pochettino shouts during the Premier League game between Tottenham Hotspur and Southampton on March 19, 2017
Mauricio Pochettino proud of "deserved" derby win
Tottenham Hotspur manager Mauricio Pochettino says that his side "deserved" their hard-fought win over West Ham United.
Sep 23, 15:40
Slaven Bilic watches on during the Premier League game between West Ham United and Liverpool on May 14, 2017
Slaven Bilic: "We showed good pride to come back"
West Ham United manager Slaven Bilic praises his side's fighting spirit after they come back from three goals down in their 3-2 loss to Tottenham Hotspur.
Sep 23, 15:23
Harry Kane celebrates scoring the second with teammates during the Premier League game between West Ham United and Tottenham Hotspur on September 23, 2017
Result: Ten-man Tottenham Hotspur hold off West Ham United fightback
Ten-man Tottenham Hotspur hold off a late West Ham United fightback to record a 3-2 win over their fierce rivals in the London derby.
Sep 23, 14:26
Harry Kane celebrates scoring the second with teammates during the Premier League game between West Ham United and Tottenham Hotspur on September 23, 2017
Live Commentary: West Ham United 2-3 Tottenham Hotspur - as it happened
Relive Tottenham's dramatic 3-2 win over West Ham United as Harry Kane's brace helps the 10-man visitors hold on at the London Stadium.
Sep 23, 11:30
Portugal midfielder William Carvalho in action during Euro 2016
Report: William Carvalho still keen on West Ham United switch
William Carvalho is reportedly still keen on joining West Ham United despite the war of words between the East Londoners and parent club Sporting Lisbon.
Sep 12, 21:01
Andre Ayew celebrates scoring during the Premier League game between West Ham United and Leicester City on March 18, 2017
Result: West Ham United break down Huddersfield Town for first league points
West Ham United beat Huddersfield Town 2-0 at the London Stadium to earn their first Premier League points of the 2017-18 campaign.
Sep 11, 21:52
A general view of Old Trafford is seen prior to the Barclays Premier League match between Manchester United and Aston Villa at Old Trafford on April 4, 2015
Preview: Manchester United vs. West Ham United
Sports Mole previews the Premier League meeting between Manchester United and West Ham United at Old Trafford.
Aug 12, 12:28
Liverpool striker Daniel Sturridge in action during his side's EFL Cup clash with Tottenham Hotspur at Anfield on October 25, 2016
Team News: Two changes apiece for West Ham United, Liverpool
West Ham United and Liverpool make two changes apiece ahead of their Premier League encounter at the London Stadium on Sunday.
May 14, 13:23
A hooded Jurgen Klopp looking shifty during the Premier League game between West Bromwich Albion and Liverpool on April 16, 2017
Preview: West Ham United vs. Liverpool
Sports Mole previews Sunday's Premier League clash between West Ham United and Champions League-chasing Liverpool at the London Stadium.
May 12, 15:52
Andy 'The Gazelle' Carroll leaps forward during the Premier League game between West Ham United and Manchester United on May 10, 2016
Slaven Bilic "will never give up" on injured striker Andy Carroll
West Ham United boss Slaven Bilic praises the work ethic of Andy Carroll and insists that he will "never give up" on the striker.
May 12, 12:59
West Ham United manager Slaven Bilic during the Premier League match against Tottenham Hotspur on May 5, 2017
Cheikhou Kouyate: 'West Ham United players fully behind Slaven Bilic'
West Ham United midfielder Cheikhou Kouyate insists that under-fire manager Slaven Bilic has the players' backing.
May 9, 15:59
Manuel Lanzini of West Ham United scores against Tottenham Hotspur in the Premier League on May 5, 2017
Result: West Ham United derail Tottenham Hotspur's Premier League title bid
Manuel Lanzini scores the only goal of the game to earn West Ham United a 1-0 win over Tottenham Hotspur, all but ending the Lilywhites' outside title hopes.
May 5, 21:53
Mark Hughes 'smiles' before the match between Manchester City and Stoke City on March 8, 2017
Team News: West Ham United unchanged against Stoke City
Slaven Bilic names an unchanged lineup as West Ham United visit Stoke City in the Premier League.
Apr 29, 14:04
Mark Hughes 'smiles' before the match between Manchester City and Stoke City on March 8, 2017
Live Commentary: Stoke City 0-0 West Ham United - as it happened
Relive Sports Mole's coverage as Stoke City play out a goalless draw with West Ham United at the bet365 Stadium in the Premier League.
Apr 29, 14:00
West Ham United manager Slaven Bilic during the UEFA Europa League match between West Ham United and FC Astra Giurgiu at the London Stadium on August 25, 2016
Result: Everton held by West Ham United in bore draw at London Stadium
Everton miss out on the chance to move into fifth place in the Premier League after being held to a 0-0 draw by West Ham United at the London Stadium.
Apr 22, 16:52
Everton manager Ronald Koeman greets West Ham United boss Slaven Bilic ahead of the Premier League clash between the two sides at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Live Commentary: West Ham United 0-0 Everton - as it happened
Relive Sports Mole's live text coverage of West Ham United's 0-0 draw with Everton, as the Toffees' wait for an away win stretched to three months.
Apr 22, 13:59
West Ham manager Slaven Bilic during the EFL Cup (3rd Round) match between West Ham United and Accrington Stanley at the London Stadium on September 21, 2016
Slaven Bilic hails "much-needed" win
West Ham United manager Slaven Bilic praises his side for delivering a "much-needed" win over Swansea City.
Apr 8, 18:46
Swansea City manager Paul Clement watches on during his side's Premier League clash with Liverpool at Anfield on January 21, 2017
Paul Clement: 'We were full of fear'
Swansea City manager Paul Clement admits that his side suffered from "anxiety and fear" in their 1-0 loss at West Ham United.
Apr 8, 18:36
Cheikhou Kouyate of West Ham in action during the Barclays Premier League match between West Ham United and Leicester City at the Boleyn Ground on August 15, 2015 in London, United Kingdom.
Result: West Ham United boosted in survival fight with victory over Swansea City
West Ham United claim a crucial 1-0 win over fellow Premier League strugglers Swansea City in Saturday's clash at the London Stadium.
Apr 8, 17:03
Leroy Fer and Cheikhou Kouyate vie in the air during the Premier League match between West Ham United and Swansea City on May 7, 2016
Live Commentary: West Ham United 1-0 Swansea City - as it happened
Relive Sports Mole's live text coverage of Saturday's Premier League clash between West Ham United and Swansea City at the London Stadium.
Apr 8, 14:00
Mohamed Elneny shows his frustration during the FA Cup game between Arsenal and Watford on March 13, 2016
Team News: Three changes for Arsenal
Arsene Wenger makes three changes as Arsenal welcome West Ham United to the Emirates.
Apr 5, 18:47
Cheikhou Kouyate of West Ham in action during the Barclays Premier League match between West Ham United and Leicester City at the Boleyn Ground on August 15, 2015 in London, United Kingdom.
Cheikhou Kouyate: 'West Ham United battling for points against Bournemouth'
West Ham United midfielder Cheikhou Kouyate insists that his side will be "battling" in order to secure three points against Bournemouth in the Premier League.
Mar 10, 17:17
Slaven Bilic models the West Ham beanie during the Premier League game between Southampton and West Ham United on February 6, 2016
Result: Watford, West Ham United share the points
West Ham United come from one goal behind to draw 1-1 with Watford in Saturday night's Premier League clash at Vicarage Road.
Feb 25, 19:32
West Ham United manager Slaven Bilic on the touchline during his side's Premier League clash with Everton at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Live Commentary: Watford 1-1 West Ham United - as it happened
Relive Sports Mole's live commentary of the Premier League clash between Watford and West Ham United from Vicarage Road.
Feb 25, 16:40
Andy Carroll in action during the Premier League match between West Bromwich Albion and West Ham United on April 30, 2016
Team News: Andy Carroll misses out for West Ham United
West Ham United's Andy Carroll is forced to miss out this afternoon's visit of West Bromwich Albion due to a groin injury.
Feb 11, 14:12
West Ham United manager Slaven Bilic on the touchline during his side's Premier League clash with Everton at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Team News: Robert Snodgrass makes full West Ham United debut
Robert Snodgrass makes his full debut for West Ham United as they travel to face Southampton.
Feb 4, 14:08
West Ham United manager Slaven Bilic on the touchline during his side's Premier League clash with Everton at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Team News: West Ham United boss Slaven Bilic changes three for FA Cup tie
Both West Ham United and Manchester City name strong teams for Friday night's FA Cup third-round clash in London.
Jan 6, 19:02
West Ham manager Slaven Bilic during the EFL Cup (3rd Round) match between West Ham United and Accrington Stanley at the London Stadium on September 21, 2016
Live Commentary: West Ham United 0-5 Manchester City - as it happened
Relive Sports Mole's coverage as West Ham United are beaten 5-0 at home by Pep Guardiola's Manchester City in the third round of the FA Cup.
Jan 6, 18:55
A general shot of West Ham United's London Stadium
West Ham United post voted Man of the Match by supporters
A Twitter poll on West Ham United's official account closes with 'The Post' as runaway winner for the Man of the Match award following Saturday's 1-0 win over Hull City.
Dec 18, 10:09
Slaven Bilic embraces Dimitri Payet during the FA Cup game between Blackburn Rovers and West Ham United on February 20, 2016
Slaven Bilic: 'Dimitri Payet only thinking about West Ham United'
West Ham United boss Slaven Bilic reveals that he held talks with in-demand attacking ace Dimitri Payet earlier this week over his long-term future.
Dec 13, 16:29
Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba in action during his side's Premier League clash with Arsenal at Old Trafford on November 19, 2016
Result: Jose Mourinho sent to stands as Manchester United held again at Old Trafford
Manchester United are held to their fourth successive home draw in the Premier League as they fail to make their chances count in a 1-1 stalemate against West Ham United.
Nov 27, 18:25
Bojan Krkic of Stoke in action during the Barclays Premier League match between Aston Villa and Stoke City at Villa Park on October 3, 2015 in Birmingham, United Kingdom.
Result: Bojan earns draw for Stoke City at West Ham United
Bojan Krkic helps Stoke City to a point from their trip to West Ham United, extending the Potters' unbeaten run to six games.
Nov 5, 17:10
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Crowd trouble mars West Ham United's win over Chelsea
Crowd trouble mars West Ham United's League Cup victory over Chelsea.
Oct 26, 22:11
West Ham United manager Slaven Bilic punches the air after Michail Antonio of West Ham United opens the scoring during the Premier League match between West Ham United and Bournemouth at the London Stadium on August 21, 2016
Result: West Ham United send Chelsea crashing out of EFL Cup
Cheikhou Kouyate and Edimilson Fernandes are on target to help West Ham United to a 2-1 win over Chelsea in an entertaining EFL Cup tie at the London Stadium.
Oct 26, 21:41
West Ham manager Slaven Bilic during the EFL Cup (3rd Round) match between West Ham United and Accrington Stanley at the London Stadium on September 21, 2016
Live Commentary: West Ham United 2-1 Chelsea - as it happened
Relive Sports Mole's live text coverage of West Ham United's 2-1 win over Chelsea, as the Hammers edged out their London rivals to progress in the cup.
Oct 26, 18:44
Michail Antonio celebrates scoring during the Premier League game between West Ham and Aston Villa on February 2, 2016
Result: West Ham United see off 10-man Bournemouth
A late goal from Michail Antonio earns West Ham United a 1-0 win over Bournemouth in their first Premier League fixture at the London Stadium.
Aug 21, 17:56
Aaron Cresswell of West Ham United during the Pre Season Friendly match between Peterborough United and West Ham United at London Road Stadium on July 11, 2015 in Peterborough, England.
Aaron Cresswell making "very good progress" on return from injury
West Ham United's Aaron Cresswell has started walking without the aid of crutches and is ready to step up his rehabilitation process in the coming days.
Aug 11, 10:18



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3Chelsea1281323101325
4Tottenham HotspurSpurs127232091123
5Liverpool126422417722
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15Stoke CityStoke123451524-913
16Everton123361224-1212
17West Bromwich AlbionWest Brom12246918-910
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