West Ham United co-owner David Gold put his head above the parapet by taking to Twitter last night.
A large group of West Ham fans are unhappy with Gold and fellow co-owner David Sullivan.
Supporters staged a protest before the game against Everton. And another is planned ahead of the game against Southampton next month.
Gold was lambasted by some fans for an interview with talkSPORT in which he defended his and Sullivan’s 10-year tenure at the club.
Gold puts his head above the parapet
But he didn’t let the current climate stop him from taking to Twitter to deliver his verdict on West Ham’s capture of Czech midfielder Tomas Soucek.
West Ham have signed the Slavia Prague captain on loan with the option to buy this summer (whufc.com).
Hammers boss David Moyes was desperate for new midfielders and hopes to use Soucek against Brighton on Saturday.
And Soucek comes with big billing from Gold, who clearly believes it is a bit of a coup.
Co-owner gives new boy top billing
“It was a real pleasure to see our new signing Tomas Soucek at the London Stadium last night,” Gold said on Twitter on Thursday night.
“A very polite but determined young man with a great physical presence.
“I’m sure he will be a great asset to David Moyes’ squad. Good luck Tomas!”
It was a real pleasure to see our new signing Tomas Soucek at the London Stadium last night. A very polite but determined young man with a great physical presence, I’m sure he will be a great asset to David Moyes’ squad. Good luck Tomas! dg pic.twitter.com/RfCI0KKqZ2
— David Gold (@davidgold) January 30, 2020
West Ham plan busy window – reports
According to reports West Ham are not done there.
The Mirror claims Moyes wants to add another three signings before Friday night’s 11pm deadline.
The report states West Ham are looking to bring in a new striker, right-back and another midfielder.
Moves for right-backs Rasmus Kristensen (Daily Mail) and Kelvin Amian Adou (ExWHUemployee speaking on the latest West Ham Way podcast) have also been mooted.