Richard Keys praises Tottenham chairman Levy's London Stadium vision, criticises West Ham

Tottenham chairman Daniel Levy

Pundit says Tottenham would not have made the same mistake as West Ham.

General view of the West Ham emblem on the side of the stadium before the match
	hammersosGeneral view of the West Ham emblem on the side of the stadium

West Ham United's move to the London Stadium has been beset by early problems, with fans yet to really feel at 'home' at the new ground.

The Hammers won the right to lease it after it was left unused following London 2012, beating competition from Tottenham Hotspur.

Football pundit Richard Keys has criticised West Ham for moving into the new stadium 'on the cheap' arguing that Tottenham had a superior plan all along.

Writing on his personal blog, Keys commented: "How right was he [Levy] about the Olympic Stadium? He wanted to knock it down and start again.

"He knew it was the only sensible solution to all the problems that West Ham have created for themselves by trying to do things on the cheap."

Tottenham chairman Daniel LevyTottenham chairman Daniel Levy

The ground was not built for football, instead athletics, and as a result the atmosphere is sub-par in comparison to a purpose built stadium.

Tottenham are now pushing ahead with their own stadium plans, which is currently under construction and due to open for the 2018/19 season.

Unlike West Ham, they will also own it rather than simply being tenants. 

From a football perspective the move has thrown West Ham off track, currently sitting in 17th position in the Premier League.

West Ham United's Dimitri Payet scores their first goalWest Ham United's Dimitri Payet scores their first goal

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