Paolo Di Canio makes his feelings clear on West Ham co-owner David Sullivan after Chelsea legend's suggestion

Paolo Di Canio of West Ham United celebrates an important three points gained on what could be his last home game for the club before leaving in the summer after the FA Barclaycard...

West Ham United legend Paolo Di Canio has made his feelings clear on co-owner David Sullivan after a suggestion from a Chelsea legend.

David Moyes, Manager of West Ham United reacts during the Premier League match between West Ham United and Burnley at London Stadium on March 10, 2018 in London, England.

West Ham are a club in crisis on and off the pitch.

David Moyes' side have gone off the rails of late losing three games on the bounce and conceding 11 goals in the process.

The Hammers are in the thick of a relegation battle while fan unrest has come to a head with supporters invading the pitch to protest against the way the club has been run by co-owners David Sullivan and David Gold and vice-chairman Karren Brady.

Saturday's scenes in the 3-0 home defeat to Burnley sent shockwaves through football which have also been felt over in Italy.

Joint-Chairman of West Ham United David Sullivan looks on during the pre-season friendly match between Ipswich Town and West Ham United at Portman Road on July 16, 2014 in Ipswich, England.

On Sky Sports Italia Chelsea legend Gianluca Vialli put it to Hammers great Paolo Di Canio that he could see him "running to help your team in the future."

But Di Canio issued a swift and emphatic response.

"Don't say that," Di Canio said on Sky Sports Italia's Premier League Show.

Paolo Di Canio of West Ham United celebrates an important three points gained on what could be his last home game for the club before leaving in the summer after the FA Barclaycard...

"Like West Ham fans, I couldn't work even one day with a man like David Sullivan.

"I'm with the fans in this bad moment."

There is a bit of history between Di Canio and Sullivan after the unpopular owner publicly criticised the Italian when he stated his desire to one day manage the East Londoners.

Speaking back in 2013, Sullivan told The Evening Standard he would not consider the Irons legend as a manager of the club because of his alleged fascist views.

Well now it seems the distrust is mutual.

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