West Ham co-owner David Gold sends encouraging message to fans, not a Leeds repeat?

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West Ham co-chairman David gold has urged fans not to quit on deadline day early.

It has not been a spectacular deadline day for any club this transfer window, unless you happen to support Chelsea, but West Ham co-owner David Gold has urged fans not to give hope on new arrivals.

He sent a not-so-cryptic tweet out on Twitter at 10pm, urging fans to stay up.

West Ham remain linked with more than one deal. The Sun suggest Genk defender Kara Mbodj is close to a move, while SkySports claim they are negotiating for Tottenham striker Emmanuel Adebayor and Younes Kaboul.

There is under an hour to go until the transfer deadline passes, but it usually takes up to a couple of hours for all the deals to be announced.

Hammers fans will hope Gold's tweet is not a false dawn as provided by Leeds United's official twitter feed back on September 1.

The club outraged their own supporters, telling them to stay up as there was more business to be done, before announcing the sale of two players, Matt Smith and Dominic Poleon.

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