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After beginning the Premier League season with three consecutive defeats by a
combined goal difference of 1-9, Avraham Grant was finally given some welcome
support on Sunday.
Despite being just three matches into a four-year
contract at West Ham United, there have been suggestions that the Israeli’s days
at the east London club are numbered with his team propping up the Premier
However, West Ham coowner David Sullivan insisted on Sunday that
Grant is not under any pressure and that his job is not in danger.
haven’t relayed any messages to Avraham at all. I just expect a gradual
improvement in form. It’s not all doom and gloom,” Sullivan told The News of the
“You can’t judge a team after three games. It’s very
When you’re building something it takes time and there have
been changes at all levels.
“The next three games are very, very tough.
Chelsea at home, Stoke who are particularly good on their own ground and
Tottenham at home.
“Three tough games and then the season really starts
with the Fulham game on October 2. But I hope to surprise a few people
Chelsea, Stoke or Tottenham.”
After last week’s 3-0 defeat at Manchester
United, Grant claimed that there was no need to panic, saying: “It’s
beginning of the season, so we cannot make any conclusions after three
must wait for 10-15 games to see our direction.”
For the time being, he
seems to have the backing of club owners Sullivan and David Gold.
inherited a very unbalanced squad. Over the next year he’ll turn things
Results will gradually come. Avraham is very, very confident about the
“He’d love to have £30m- £40m to spend but what manager
wouldn’t? “I’ve got every confidence in the manager and every confidence