Paul Merson has backed the decision by West Ham to select Kurt Zouma despite the current controversy surrounding the defender.Zouma has been universally slated for his actions after a video on social media showed him hitting and kicking his pet cat. The 27-year-old has been fined two weeks wages – thought to be around £250,000. He has also been dropped by one of his sponsors.
And Vitality – one of West Ham’s sponsors – have suspended their deal with the club. There was a huge backlash when the France star was selected for the Hammers 1-0 victory over Watford on Tuesday night.
Fans from both clubs booed the former Chelsea stopper throughout the contest. And he can e …