When David Sullivan and David Gold took charge of affairs at Upton Park there was much speculation and excitement about potential comings and goings.
Fast forward eight years and the excitement has petered away into a situation where we see the supporters completely disenchanted with the top dogs at the club, and there is footballing warfare.
It’s not been a great season for the Hammers by all accounts, not least with the events of the past week.
And while the team enjoys its “warm weather trip” on the shores of Miami, here’s a list of has-beens for the supporters to illustrate how inept their club is in the transfer market – not that they need any reminding.
West Ham have had more than their fair share of shocking strikers since the arrival of David Sullivan and David Gold so it’s time for Football Insider to delve into the worst of those and see which five make it onto the Top Five Worst List.
From to Egypt to Croatia, the Hammers have really dug up the footballing graveyard to unleash these gems into the English game.
Click below to find out who sits fifth in our top five list of the worst West Ham strikers