WATCH: Slaven Bilic is delighted that Dimitri Payet is performing so well at Euro 2016

The West Ham manager is working with ITV at the tournament

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Dimitri Payet has been France's star during the host's opening two games of Euro 2016.

The West Ham striker has scored in each game. In the opening match, Payet spared France's blushes with a late winner against Romania, while he scored again in Marseille on Wednesday as the hosts defeated Albania 2-0.

One man that has been keeping an eye on Payet, is West Ham manager Slaven Bilic. The Croatian has been in ITV's studios for France's first two games and has been impressed by what he has seen.

After Payet scored against Albania, Bilic jumped up on the table on the ITV set and seemed to give thanks to a higher power for managing the star of the tournament at club level.


France were the first team to qualify for the second round. A draw against Switzerland on Sunday night will be enough to see Didier Deschamps' team finish as Group A winners.