West Ham successfully ended their competitors’ hopes remaining season with a 1-Zero win on the London Stadium in May.
And with that derby victory nonetheless contemporary within the thoughts, Bilic wants a repeat efficiency towards the staff he concedes is the most productive footballing aspect within the Premier League.
“For me they are the team that plays the most attractive football and for me they are definitely one of the contenders to win the league,” he mentioned.
“They have patterns, they have got particular person high quality, they have got tempo and they’re a staff increase for 3 years now, they’re bettering the staff.
“That for me makes them perhaps the most productive staff, or probably the most sexy no doubt.
“We at all times put a unique roughly efficiency towards them. Okay this is a derby and all that, and my want and the hot button is to get the ones roughly performances whoever we play towards.
“But this is a particular surroundings, all of us take into accout the ones performances, the lovers and the avid gamers and everybody concerned talks for months after the sport.
“We nonetheless take into accout the sport in May. Those are the patterns that we wish to repeat on Saturday.
“If we repeat the whole thing – as a result of towards them you want an entire efficiency – then we now have a possibility.”
Bilic was once underneath power early in this season after dropping his opening 3 Premier League video games.
But the Hammers boss believes his aspect are actually “stable” following 3 video games unbeaten, through which his aspect have saved 3 blank sheets.
West Ham grabbed their first win of the season at house to Huddersfield, battled to a goalless draw at West Brom after which eased previous Bolton Three-Zero within the Carabao Cup.
“Now we’re stabilised,” Bilic added.
“We went step-by-step, first we curious about staple items – forestall the opponent conceding or growing probabilities for 90 mins, stay the form it doesn’t matter what the result’s or the minute of the sport.
“Now the confidence is back, you can feel it and we want to build on that.”