Tony Cottee is is due at the London Stadium to give a two-hour West Ham Legends Tour on November 28, which includes a Q&A session

And according to the Daily Mail, it could be an awkward afternoon for the ex-Hammers hitman.

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Cottee has publicly backed PAI Capital’s attempts to take over West Ham.

And that hasn’t gone down well with David Sullivan and David Gold according to the Daily Mail.

Tony Cottee faces a potentially awkward GSB meeting (Photo by Catherine Ivill/Getty Images)

Cottee is a West Ham legend. He is adored and respected by the Hammers fans so him jumping on board with PAI certainly gave the equity firm more credence.

Tony Cottee faces potential awkward GSB encounter

The 56-year-old is set to partake in a two-hour West Ham Legends Tour on November 28, which includes a Q&A session with fans.

Former West Ham United player Tony Cottee (Photo by West Ham United FC/West Ham United FC via Getty Images)

And considering GSB’s alleged feelings towards Cottee backing PAI’s takeover bid, it could be a really uncomfortable experience for both parties.


Cottee has always been fairly close to the West Ham owners, especially David Gold.

So it’s understandable that GSB may think that the former Hammers striker has somewhat gone behind their back to link up with PAI Capital.

Whether PAI actually go through with their plans to take over West Ham remains to be seen. They certainly have a lot of talk. But can they back it up with actions? The jury is still very much out on them.

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Cottee jumping on board has certainly helped their reputation amongst the fans.

And Hammers legend might have some awkward questions to ask when he goes to the London Stadium in November.

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