West Ham United chief David Sullivan says no-one can question their ambition after bouncing back into the Premier League.
The Hammers beat Blackpool yesterday to return to the top flight.
"And we also went for Fernando Torres but were turned down.
"We also tried for Romelu Lukaku from Chelsea, which again I thought we could have done. I know he has made a couple of cameo roles for Chelsea but he needs games. I'm surprised they didn't loan him out to us.
"In fact, we tried to buy about THIRTY players in January!