Thierry Henry delivers his verdict on criticism of West Ham's transfer conduct

Thierry Henry assistant manager of Belgium looks on prior to the FIFA 2018 World Cup Qualifier between Belgium and Gibraltar at Stade Maurice Dufrasne on August 31, 2017 in Liege, Belgium.

Legendary Premier League striker Thierry Henry has delivered his verdict on criticism of West Ham United's approach to transfer business.

David Moyes, Manager of West Ham United looks on during the Premier League match between West Ham United and Crystal Palace at London Stadium on January 30, 2018 in London, England.

West Ham were desperate for reinforcements during the January transfer window and David Moyes had targeted three or four signings to bolster his squad.

A glut of injuries in January made that need even more acute but the Hammers were only able to bring in Joao Mario on a short term loan from Inter Milan and Jordan Hugill from Championship side Preston.

Co-owners David Sullivan and David Gold are facing something of a revolt from fans after overseeing another transfer window failure.

The Hammers were linked with more than 40 players during January. West Ham fans and pundits like Jamie Carragher have been critical of the club's owners David Sullivan and David Gold in the past for the very public way they do business.

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,...

Fan groups have been set up to campaign for a change of ownership after what they feel have been broken promises from Sullivan, Gold and vice-chairman Karren Brady over transfers, spending, ambition and the controversial move to the former Olympic Stadium.

Fans feel there is no clear transfer plan or philosophy in place at the club with a perceived scattergun approach to transfers a key bone of contention. They also feel Sullivan in particular has too much of a say when it comes to transfer targets and signings.

The surprise deadline day signing of Jordan Hugill only added to the feeling of bewilderment among fans.

But Sky Sports pundit Thierry Henry believes Moyes knows what he is doing.

Thierry Henry assistant manager of Belgium looks on prior to the FIFA 2018 World Cup Qualifier between Belgium and Gibraltar at Stade Maurice Dufrasne on August 31, 2017 in Liege, Belgium.

"To play the Devil's Advocate I would like to think that David Moyes is trying to bring players that he likes," Henry told Sky Sports.

"Becaue he just arrived where they were all Slaven Bilic players, no disrespect to Slaven Bilic, but I'm sure he (Moyes) is going to try and bring players that can play his style, his way.

"I don't think it's just a (case of) 'I don't know what I'm doing'... actually he knows what he is doing, he's trying to get the players he wants to play his own way and obviously go on a good run."

The Hammers have turned a corner under Moyes and have lifted themselves up to 10th in a increasingly congested Premier League.

They remain in the dogfight, though, with a crucial run of games coming up, starting with Brighton away on Saturday.

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