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Brady insists West Ham ideal for Olympic stadium

Karren Brady has described West Ham United's proposal to move into the Olympic Stadium as the most logical solution to concerns over the arena's future.

The Hammers have six weeks in which to finalise their proposal to be given the long-term lease of the venue after the 2012 Olympics.

Brady, West Ham's vice-chairman, has revealed the club have worked alongside other sports in producing their plans for the move.

"We are incredibly excited to have reached this point in the process," she told the club's official website. "The club has invested time and money to make sure the Olympic Stadium is the right choice for us and we are certain this is the case.

"Put simply, we believe we would be the best anchor tenant for the Olympic Stadium. It would also provide the best chance for West Ham to grow and evolve in a way that fits with our proud traditions and history.

"We would not only incorporate Premier League football but we are talking to athletics, cricket, rugby and other sporting institutions.

"It would be a true home for British excellence and provide the long-lasting conditions to create elite sportsmen and women of the future. The real danger is if the stadiums and the facilities don't get used.

"From our point of view we are really interested in giving usage not only to the Olympic Stadium but the whole Park so that it has a future beyond the Olympic Games.

"We offer a natural and logical solution."

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