Victor Obinna has called for patience from West Ham fans amid a disastrous start to the season.
The Nigerian winger is on a season-long loan from Inter Milan and has yet to feature for his new club, who are pointless from their three Premier League games following defeats by Aston Villa, Bolton and Manchester United.
The Hammers' plight is not helped by the visit of champions Chelsea at the weekend and manager Avram Grant's future is already uncertain with his side sitting bottom of the league.
But Obinna is certain it is just a case of his new side taking time to gel and is confident of beating Carlo Ancelotti's men at Upton Park.
"The manager is working on that and we just need a little time for the players to come together," the Nigeria international told the club's official website.
"We need to work with each other and understand our strengths. Why can't we do something against Chelsea?
"Everything is possible in football. You can never tell. Anything can happen in 90 minutes."