Karren Brady launches defence of David Gold and David Sullivan

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...

West Ham United are struggling in the Premier League at the moment.

Birmingham City's Chairman David Gold (L) and Managing Director Karren Brady (R) share a light moment as club co-owner David Sullivan (foreground-R) looks on before the kick off against...

West Ham United vice-chairman Karren Brady has launched a strong defence of club co-chairmen David Gold and David Sullivan.

Gold and Sullivan have come under criticism in recent weeks due to West Ham’s disappointing performances and results on the pitch.

The Hammers are struggling in the Premier League at the moment and are in danger of getting relegated to the Championship at the end of the season.

Birmingham City Chairman David Gold (L) talks to Managing Director Karren Brady (2ndL) and Co-Owner David Sullivan (R) during the Barclays Premier League match between Birmingham City and...

Recruitment at the London club have been disappointing in recent seasons, and the team’s lofty ambitions of competing for the top-six or the top-eight now look like a distant dream.

West Ham vice-chairman Brady has defended Gold and Sullivan, and has stated that they work tirelessly for the club.

West Ham United owners David Sullivan and David Gold look on prior to the Premier League match between Burnley and West Ham United at Turf Moor on May 21, 2017 in Burnley, England.

Brady wrote in The Sun:David Sullivan and David Gold have given eight years of blood, sweat and tears to help West Ham escape a very perilous situation upon our arrival, make the club financially sustainable and realise an ambitious stadium move, all of which have come with great challenges and sacrifice.

“Both are boyhood supporters of the club who want nothing more than to see West Ham United succeed — and will give it their everything to make that happen.

“Their families barely see them they are so consumed by the club, so I can promise you they really do care and I know there are plenty of supporters out there who David Sullivan may have emailed at 3am who will verify that!”

Gold and Sullivan do have West Ham’s best interests at heart, but the problem is that results on the pitch has been disappointing.

One aspect that the Hammers need to look at is recruitment. While the club did well to sign players such as Manuel Lanzini and Dimitri Payet, they have also brought in players who were simply not good enough for the Premier League.

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