West Ham co-owner's son responds to fans on Twitter, plenty of frustration

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West Ham's Europa League exit has seen tensions rise on social media.

The son of West Ham United co-owner David Sullivan, Dave, has responded to a few frustrated fans on Twitter following the east London club's Europa League exit.

West Ham's 2-1 loss to Astra Giurgiu on Thursday night, which eliminated them from European competition after a very brief qualifying stint indeed, has split opinion at Upton Park and caused tensions to rise on social media.

Indeed, many feel the Hammers will be better off without the second-tier tournament but plenty are frustrated with a repeat of the disappointing feeling that plagued last season.

As such, Sullivan Jr, brother of Jack, took to Twitter with the strong claim that West Ham wouldn't exist now were it not for his father and fellow co-owner David Gold.

Importantly, he also suggested even he can't get hold of the owners as they are working '15-20 hours every day' to recruit new players for West Ham.

West Ham travel to the Emirates Stadium next to face Arsenal on Sunday afternoon for their Premier League opener. Now that the Hammers are out of Europe, disappointment in the league won't be met too well by supporters.

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