Indeed, West Ham and Nolan came to an agreement about the 33-year-old's departure and bookmakers have been watching movements closely edever since. The initial odds present one picture and that picture has now modified slightly.
Burnley are clear favourites to bring Nolan on board but Cardiff City and Bolton Wanderers are also in the frame, priced at 6/1. Just ahead of them, though, are QPR. The west London side are priced at 4/1 and Nolan would be an almost like-for-like replacement for Joey Barton, the man QPR released last summer. Barton, interestingly, went to Burnley.
Whether the R's would really be interested in the former West Ham man remains to be seen, with the Loftus Road outfit going for a younger profile of player so far this summer.
But Nolan may certainly add experience for QPR and that is also the case with Sunderland. According to Sky Bet, Wolves are 7/1 to bring the 33-year-old to Molineux but Sunderland are just behind them at 8/1 - the highest-ranked Premier League side.
Would Nolan be best suited for Burnley, QPR, Sunderland or the others mentioned?