Gold praises Sullivan in search for new West Ham manager

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West Ham United joint-chairman David Gold has explained the lengths David Sullivan is going to as the Hammers search for a new manager.

West Ham United joint-chairman David Gold told West Ham TV that he’s never known colleague David Sullivan to work so hard at the club.

Sullivan, also co-owner, is working hard to ensure that the Hammers take the right steps forward in terms of appointing the club’s next manager, after Sam Allardyce wasn’t offered a new deal to stay at the club.

“It’s hard work, I know that the fans have different opinions over who they would like. What I can say is that David Sullivan, I’ve never known him to be in such a frenzy and working all the hours God send to bring in the best possible manager,” he said.

It remains to be seen who the club will look at appointing, with Slaven Bilic one of the candidates and a favourite considering his West Ham past.

However, fans can rest assured that the club are leaving nothing to question as they look for the individual who will be tasked with taking the club forward domestically and in Europe.

A swift decision is important because West Ham’s season gets underway much sooner than most of their rivals, due to the club’s participation in the Europa League qualifying round.

The Hammers should have enough quality to get through to the group stages with ease, but the new manager will likely want the hard work, in terms of signing players, to be done by the time of the club’s first competitive game.

Some fans may still disagree with the decision to move on Allardyce, but it’s an encouraging sign that the club are going all out to get the next major decision spot on.

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