West Ham United’s under fire owners are refusing to be beaten by the club’s fans and are insisting they have talks with London mayor Sadiq Khan, according to the Mirror.

Both David Gold and David Sullivan suffered heavy abuse during their side’s 3-0 defeat at the London Stadium against Burnley at the weekend as the pressure increases on the club.

The duo feel that the incidents that took place must be addressed ahead of their next game, which takes place in three weeks’ time against Southampton at the London Stadium

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Sullivan was hit in the face by a coin after protest by the club’s fans.The afternoon also saw a number of fans invade the pitch in protest.

He was, as a result, forced to leave the stands before the trouble reached a further level with the fans’ frustration clear for all to see.

The atmosphere at the stadium has turned toxic and the club are preparing to ban a whole number of fans following their actions at the weekend.