Cagliari President Massimo Cellino has confirmed he “could buy up West Ham even if they are in the First Division.”
The businessman had already been in advanced negotiations to take over the Hammers in January 2010, but talks fell apart.
He had planned to invest €55m and even booked Coach Massimiliano Allegri – now a Scudetto winner at Milan – for the bench.
“Some bad things happened at that time,” declared Cellino, who was passed over in favour of David Sullivan and David Gold.
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