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There is no doubt that West Ham’s owners have been deeply unpopular during their time at the club, but there have been signs that things are finally turning this season.
Most of that credit should go to David Moyes for the performances he has been getting on the field, while it also appears that he has taken most of the control over recruiting and that has made a big difference as well.
There’s been talk of an acquisition for a while now and it often sounds appealing when you have unpopular owners, but it really depends on what the new people want to do.
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We all know West Ham has the potential to be a regular in Europe to say the least if they get it right, but that will require a new owner with a lot of money and the ambition to achieve something.
The current regime sees the club primarily as a business, so decision making will always be based on lower risk options that will likely work well while saving some money.
A report from Hammer News has discussed a possible £ 600m takeover after American businessman Joseph DaGrosa was tied up with an offer, but it doesn’t appear to happen immediately.
They quote a source who claims that David Sullivan appears to be overvaluing the club, so it’s hard to see them getting that much right now, and they also predict that the current regime will be there until 2023 at least.
If they can continue the form this season and regularly challenge the top four, there may not be an immediate need for change, so it could come down to what happens in the summer in terms of keeping their best players and adding more quality at the top. of that.