West Ham owner ‘depressed’ by lack of signings

West Ham co-owner David Sullivan said he has been left feeling “depressed” after facing strong criticism from fans over a lack of spending in the transfer market.



a person wearing a hat: West Ham co-owner David Sullivan is under fire for the club's lack of signings in the transfer market


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West Ham co-owner David Sullivan is under fire for the club’s lack of signings in the transfer market

The signing of Czech midfielder Tomas Soucek, who spent the second half of last season on loan at the club, on a permanent deal for a reported £15 million ($19 million) has been West Ham’s only business of the summer.

David Moyes’s men have lost their opening two games of the Premier League season and the sale of Grady Diangana to West Brom prompted captain Mark Noble to tweet that he was “gutted, angry and sad”.

However, Sullivan pointed to the huge sums West Ham have spent in recent years and the coronavirus pandemic, which is expected to see games played behind

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