By Jack Cunningham

30th Nov, 2021 | 9:10am

GSB can buy West Ham shares back from Daniel Kretinsky if he decides to sell

David Gold and David Sullivan have the right to buy back Daniel Kretinsky’s shares in West Ham.

Claret & Hugh claim that the Irons co-owners have a clause inserted into the deal that could allow them to buy their shares from the Czech billionaire if he decides to sell up.

This follows on from claims that Kretinsky has a buyout clause to initiate a full takeover of the club, and he does.

However, it appears as if it goes both ways, and weirdly, it seems as if Gold and Sullivan could regain control of the club if they want to.

Another twist in the tale.

After Kretinsky’s investment was confirmed by the Irons not that long ago, you might have thought that it was the beginning of the end for Gold and Sullivan.

It should still prove to be, but this new clause certainly makes things a little bit unclear.

Of course, Kretinsky can initiate a takeover himself, and you would still think that is more likely than Gold and Sullivan buying back their shares.

However, this new information has muddied the waters, but Irons fans shouldn’t panic as unless something goes horribly wrong, we can’t see why Kretinsky would sell his shares.

He has spent a lot of time and effort on this investment, so why would he throw that away so soon after completing his purchase.

The future still looks very bright for the Hammers, and Kretinsky sounds committed and ready to help the Irons progress.

In other West Ham news, Mark Lawrenson has predicted the Brighton game.

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