3 things we learned about Emenike following West Ham draw against Leicester

Emmanuel Emenike
BLACKBURN, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 21: Emmanuel Emenike of West Ham United takes a shot on goal during The Emirates FA Cup fifth round match between Blackburn Rovers and West Ham United at Ewood park on February 21, 2016 in Blackburn, England. (Photo by Jan Kruger/Getty Images)

West Ham held Premier League leaders Leicester City to a 2-2 draw at the King Power stadium to keep their chances of a top-four finish alive.

On-loan Fenerbahce striker Emmanuel Emenike started for the Hammers but failed to get himself on the scoresheet yet again.

Here are three things we learned about Emenike.

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1. Creator

Emenike may not have scored but he did create four goal scoring opportunities. Only Dimitri Payet setup more chances (5).

The Nigerian international was however, unable to get an assist to his name but his selflessness and work-rate in the final third was impressive.

BLACKBURN, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 21:  Emmanuel Emenike of West Ham United celebrates with teammate Cheikhou Kouyate #8 after scoring his team's third goal during The Emirates FA Cup fifth round match between Blackburn Rovers and West Ham United at Ewood park on February 21, 2016 in Blackburn, England.  (Photo by Jan Kruger/Getty Images)

2. Still no Premier League goal

The powerful striker only managed five goals for Fenerbahce last season and that was primarily the reason why he ended up in the UAE on a temporary move for the first half of the season.

Emenike has just two goals in 10 games for the Hammers but none in the Premier League and failed to register a single shot on target against the Foxes.

The Nigerian international must get his name on the scoresheet more often if he hopes to stay on at the east London based club next season.

Sunderland's French-born Tunisian midfielder Wahbi Khazri (L) vies with West Ham United's Nigerian striker Emmanuel Emenike during the English Premier League football match between West Ham United and Sunderland at The Boleyn Ground in Upton Park, in east London on February 27, 2016. / AFP / IAN KINGTON / RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE. No use with unauthorized audio, video, data, fixture lists, club/league logos or 'live' services. Online in-match use limited to 75 images, no video emulation. No use in betting, games or single club/league/player publications.  /         (Photo credit should read IAN KINGTON/AFP/Getty Images)

3. Must keep possession better 

Along his national team compatriot Victor Moses, Emenike had the most unsuccessful touches of the ball (4) and lost the ball more times than any other player (2).

His failure to keep possession frustrated West Ham fans on social media with several tweeters criticising his performance.

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