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Hammers hopeful may quit UEFA

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The Icelandic businessman behind a takeover bid for West Ham will step down from his position on UEFA´s ruling executive committee if his attempt to own the club succeeds.

Eggert Magnusson will also resign as president of the Icelandic football association if his takeover goes through, a spokesman has confirmed.

A spokesman for Magnusson told PA Sport: "Eggert Magnusson has confirmed he will step from his position on UEFA´s executive committee and as president of the Icelandic FA is the takeover goes through."

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