David Gold suggests West Ham fans are lucky they did not end up with Queens Park Rangers owner

David Gold, owner looks on prior to the Premier League match between West Ham United and Liverpool at London Stadium on May 14, 2017 in Stratford, England.

West Ham United co-owner David Gold suggests club is lucky to have him and David Sullivan in charge rather than Queens Park Rangers chief Tony Fernandes.

David Sullivan, West Ham owner and David Gold, West Ham chairman look on during the Premier League match between Burnley and West Ham United at Turf Moor on May 21, 2017 in Burnley,...

Back in 2010 David Gold and David Sullivan beat West Ham fan Tony Fernandes in the race to buy the Hammers with the latter ending up at Queens Park Rangers instead.

West Ham fans have turned on the owners and their vice-chairman Karren Brady this season.

The Hammers brought the curtain down on 112 years of history at their beloved Boleyn Ground last year and all eyes were on their big move to the 57,000 London Stadium down the road in Stratford.

Despite being hailed as the 'most successful football migration in history' by vice-chairman Karren Brady last July, the move has not panned out as planned and has caused a divide between many supporters and the owners.

West Ham United Vice Chairman Karren Brady listens to a question during a press conference in east London to announce the new deal between Newham council and West Ham United football club...

A woeful start to this season - which saw the club play its first four games of the season away from home despite promises West Ham fixtures would always take precedence - has seen Slaven Bilic sacked and replaced by David Moyes to much apathy from supporters.

Morale on the pitch and in the stands is at a new low and the club faces an increasingly uphill battle to secure Premier League survival despite positive signs from Sunday's 2-1 defeat at Man City.

Fans are also unhappy with the board for a lack of investment despite promises the club would use the stadium move to spend big to compete with the Premier League elite.

Tony Fernandes, Owner of Queens Park Rnagers looks on during the Sky Bet Championship match between Queens Park Rangers and Aston Villa at Loftus Road on December 18, 2016 in London,...

But despite all that Gold, who is making a bad habit of upsetting fans on social networking site Twitter, has suggested West Ham are lucky to have him and Sullivan rather than QPR owner Fernandes, who has overseen a costly relegation with the club facing a record £40 million financial fair play fine in the second tier.

Gold responded to a series of critical tweets from West Ham fans on Twitter by retweeting a reply from another fan who said he was glad he did not get his wish that Fernandes would take over back in 2010 given QPR's current predicament down in the Championship.

Whether you agree with Gold or not, ironically the Hammers could well find themselves competing with Rangers next season if they don't start picking up results soon.

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