West Ham vice-chairman Karren Brady was highly critical of Marko Arnautovic, when writing her regular column for the Sun.

The Austrian joined the Hammers from Stoke City in the summer of 2017, for a fee believed to be worth £20 million, according to BBC Sport.

Despite making an impressive start to life at West Ham, things quickly turned sour for Arnautovic.

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Marko Arnautovic (Photo by TF-Images/Getty Images)

The 30-year-old handed in a transfer request in January of this year, before being offered a big pay rise to stay at the club. Arnie then tried the same trick in the summer, but was this time moved on, with Chinese club Shanghai SIPG paying £22.4m for his services.


The forward left the London Stadium on bad terms. And Brady labelled Arnautovic as a greedy child, when writing her regular column for the Sun:

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“Mark Arnautovic. Jose Mourinho described the Austrian as ‘having the attitude of a child.’ Later, a greedy child. From our Player of the Year two years ago, he became difficult, no doubt once he and his brother/agent sniffed Chinese money.”

Brady, whilst not the most popular figure amongst Hammers fans, is spot on here with her comments on the Austria international.

He was more interested in money than playing football. And West Ham are much better off without his troublesome attitude rubbing off on others in the dressing room.

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