Burnley v West Ham: Matt Jarvis admits trip to the Championship leaders will pose Hammers a problem

But the winger believes West Ham have a genuine chance at silverware this season ahead of Capital One Cup encounter

Matt Jarvis has warned West Ham not to take Burnley lightly when the teams meet in the Capital One Cup on Tuesday night.

The Hammers avoided the likes of Arsenal, Chelsea, Manchester United and Manchester City in the fourth-round draw but a trip to Turf Moor promises to be no cakewalk for Sam Allardyce's side.

The Clarets are currently flying high at the top of the Sky Bet Championship and are yet to lose on their own patch this season.

Winger Jarvis knows a number of the Burnley players from his time with Wolves and the 27-year-old is expecting a tough test as the Hammers attempt to move a step closer to Wembley.

"Burnley have done extremely well this season," he said.

"I know quite a few of their players so I know what they are all about. I know Sam Vokes, Michael Kightly, David Jones and Jason Shackell so it will be like friends reunited. But it will be a very tough game.

"A cup tie is always a great game to play in. We're away so hopefully we will have a good turn-out by the fans and give them something to shout about by getting through."

Jarvis came on as a substitute in Sunday's goalless draw at Swansea and is expected to start against the Clarets.

He added: "I want to play in every game so I'm hopeful of playing on Tuesday night.

"It's a chance to try and impress the manager and prove that you should be playing every week.

"When you get a chance you really need to show what you can do and hopefully get yourself in the team."

Jarvis believes the Hammers have a genuine shot at silverware this season - if they can see off the Clarets.

"Of course," he said, "because if you can get a kind draw and get a home tie then you can really see where you can go."

PA

Suggested Topics
Have you tried new the Independent Digital Edition apps?
Caption competition
Caption competition
Latest stories from i100
Have you tried new the Independent Digital Edition apps?

Bleacher Report

Daily Quiz
SPONSORED FEATURES
Independent Dating
and  

By clicking 'Search' you
are agreeing to our
Terms of Use.

Day In a Page

Solved after 200 years: the mysterious deaths of 3,000 soldiers from Napoleon's army

Solved after 200 years

The mysterious deaths of 3,000 soldiers from Napoleon's army
Every regional power has betrayed the Kurds so Turkish bombing is no surprise

Robert Fisk on the Turkey conflict

Every regional power has betrayed the Kurds so Turkish bombing is no surprise
Investigation into wreck of unidentified submarine found off the coast of Sweden

Sunken sub

Investigation underway into wreck of an unidentified submarine found off the coast of Sweden
Instagram and Facebook have 'totally changed' the way people buy clothes

Age of the selfie

Instagram and Facebook have 'totally changed' the way people buy clothes
Not so square: How BBC's Bloomsbury saga is sexing up the period drama

Not so square

How Virginia Woolf saga is sexing up the BBC period drama
Rio Olympics 2016: The seven teenagers still carrying a torch for our Games hopes

Still carrying the torch

The seven teenagers given our Olympic hopes
The West likes to think that 'civilisation' will defeat Isis, but history suggests otherwise

The West likes to think that 'civilisation' will defeat Isis...

...but history suggests otherwise
The bald truth: How one author's thinning hair made him a Wayne Rooney sympathiser

The bald truth

How thinning hair made me a Wayne Rooney sympathiser
Froome wins second Tour de France after triumphant ride into Paris with Team Sky

Tour de France 2015

Froome rides into Paris to win historic second Tour
Fifteen years ago, Concorde crashed, and a dream died. Today, the desire to travel faster than the speed of sound is growing once again

A new beginning for supersonic flight?

Concorde's successors are in the works 15 years on from the Paris crash
I would never quit Labour, says Liz Kendall

I would never quit party, says Liz Kendall

Latest on the Labour leadership contest
Froome seals second Tour de France victory

Never mind Pinot, it’s bubbly for Froome

Second Tour de France victory all but sealed
Oh really? How the 'lowest form of wit' makes people brighter and more creative

The uses of sarcasm

'Lowest form of wit' actually makes people brighter and more creative
A magazine editor with no vanity, and lots of flair

No vanity, but lots of flair

A tribute to the magazine editor Ingrid Sischy
Foraging: How the British rediscovered their taste for chasing after wild food

In praise of foraging

How the British rediscovered their taste for wild food