Czech billionaire increases West Ham shares


On the pitch, West Ham are currently storming forward, where they are currently occupying third place in the Premier League. Most recently, the team impressively defeated the title aspirants from Liverpool, and now there is also good news for West Ham off the field.

West Ham have sold 27 percent of the club's shares to the Czech rich man Daniel Křetínský. This is stated by the club in a statement on its website.

West Ham already have the Czech duo Vladimir Coufal and Tomaz Soucek, who have both been big profiles for the team both this season and last season, while the top team also has Alex Král in the squad, who were picked up in this summer's transfer window.

Thus, the billionaire makes his three countrymen company in West Ham. Daniel Křetínský is behind the investor group 1890s holdings as With the agreement, it follows that both Daniel Křetínský and his colleague Pavel Horský will join the board of WH Holding Ltd, which is the company behind West Ham.

The club's current owners David Sullivan and David Gold are still continuing as major shareholders in the club and their position will not be affected by the new investors, West Ham reports.