West Ham owners reject ‘informal approach’ to buy the club

Wed 21 July 2021 | 12:19

An informal approach was made in order to buy West Ham, but it was turned down by club owners David Sullivan and David Gold.

David Sullivan


David Gold

, who have been the owners of

West Ham

since 2010, turned down the approach as it was a vague bid and it failed to be in the best interests of the Premier League club, its supporters and shareholders.

Former QPR chief executive

Philip Beard

was aiming to make an offer to buy West Ham. However, Sullivan and Gold are not looking to sell the club and will only think about a sale if the buyer has West Ham’s best interests at heart. They should also have the finances to improve the club and take it to the next level.

The latest approach, however, was more of a property deal than a football one. They failed to provide proof of funds and show any interest in investing in the market to strengthen the squad.

The approaches that are usually made to buy the club do not have the demanded funds and experience in football.

West Ham will start the next Premier League season in a battle against

Newcastle United

on August 15.

source: SportMob