Co-owner David Gold appeared on talkSport yesterday to discuss West Ham United and the summer transfer window.
David Gold was on the Alan Brazil Sports Breakfast radio show talking listeners through West Ham’s plans for the upcoming transfer window.
During his interview, Gold rubbished rumours linking West Ham with a move for Jack Wilshere as he claimed that we have good defenders, midfielders and wingers but need strikers.
Gold wants to sign two proven Premier League strikers.
He twice talks about money, implying that West Ham are struggling to compete financially.
West Ham fans flocked to social media to respond to David Gold’s comments about the quality of the current squad and his wish to sign two proven Premier League strikers.
The responses were a mixed bag but quite a lot of negativity was thrown towards Gold too.
Here are a selection of the best responses on Twitter following David Gold’s appearance of talkSport.
If he believes this we're bang in trouble.
— AllSportsView (@AllSportsView) June 29, 2017
He obviously wasn't watching last season..
— Mark Rowling (@markintimestil) June 29, 2017
Wrong, wrong, wrong and wrong! We need new everything with the exceptions being Lanzini, Pedro, Cress, Antonio
— Gavlaar (@gavblake14) June 29, 2017
— Gaz Hird (@GazHird08) June 29, 2017
Can you spend some money Scrooge !!!!
— Peter Crowe (@petercrowe511) June 29, 2017
Think we need more than just strikers mr gold
— ian rawlings (@bomberrawlings) June 29, 2017
Carlton Cole it is then
— Mark (@ElvinWestside) June 29, 2017
Just splash the cash & stop making excuses. ⚒
— Mike Benson (@Michael18761) June 29, 2017
best we can afford….welcome Rickie Lambert
— Simon Dawkins (@simondawkins23) June 29, 2017
Find money?? Sold nordveit, let a few others go. Sky money? Season ticket money? Money they set aside last summer for a striker? Payet £??
— J D (@Irons_42) June 29, 2017
Find it? Try your bank account Dave!!
— Steve (@SrHack123) June 29, 2017
Yeah just take the helicopter to the food bank mr gold, if you can't find the money, could you please sell up to people that can ⚒