Malaysian entrepreneur Tony Fernandes has confirmed making an offer to buy West Ham.

On the day current owners David Sullivan and David Gold unveiled Sam Allardyce as the club's new manager, Fernandes has decided now is the time to launch a takeover. The 47-year-old is the current owner and CEO of the highly successful AirAsia airline, and also the owner of Team Lotus in Formula One.

On his official Twitter page, Fernandes said: "For all you West Ham fans an offer has gone to the present owners of West Ham. Let's see if they accept."


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