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West Ham fans on Twitter react to loveable David Martin gesture against Southampton

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Saturday was a day full of so many positives and there was an extra one behind the scenes.

In the club’s usual matchday insider video, David Martin is seen standing at the bottom of the tunnel congratulating each and every player as they returned to the dressing room despite not even being in the squad.

His clear desire to be involved in the proceedings and visible strong relationship with the players surely make him a future coaching candidate.

The ‘keeper may have not featured since that terrible night in Sheffield, but us will never forget his debut at and that relationship has been strengthened by these actions – that’s what we love to see fringe players doing.

And who knows, he has got a contract until the summer of 2021 so if circumstances favour him, we could yet see Martin with a further role to play on the pitch instead of just in the background…

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