The in-form Hammers continued their Europa League adventure with a 2-0 win over Rapid Vienna on Thursday evening, a repeat of the result they achieved at Dinamo Zagreb a fortnight ago.
Last season’s surprise sixth-placed finish has placed greater demands on the club, leaving Moyes with a tricky balancing act.
David Moyes is relishing West Ham’s European run despite the fixture congestion
But the Scot, who must swiftly switch his attentions back to domestic duties ahead of Sunday’s visit of Brentford, insists he is relishing the challenges posed by the hectic schedule.
‘We want European football — I wish it was the Champions League because it would mean we had Wednesday-Saturday (fixtures) — but if we’re getting Thursday-Sunday, I’m taking that all day long,’ he said.
‘We’re loving being in the European competition,’ Moyes said after beating Rapid Vienna
‘We’re loving being in the European competition. I’d like to be in European football after Christmas time, that’s my goal. I can’t take my eye off the ball with the Premier League but I’m doing my best to juggle the squad and give everybody minutes.’
Vladimir Coufal, who missed the Europa League game due to a minor injury, and fellow full back Ryan Fredericks (groin) face late fitness tests ahead of the clash with the Bees.