Muhamed Besic says he was proud to be awarded a new contract and wants to prove it was the right decision for the club.
The two sides meet at Upton Park this weekend with the Hammers chasing a Champions League spot.
Gary Neville's spell as Valencia manager has been cut short after only three months in charge.
The challenge occurred as Scotland took on Denmark last night.
Gabriele Angella has started in Queens Park Rangers' last six matches.
The Rangers striker has not played since 16 February after injuring his knee.
Aston Villa are a club in crisis, but the former Danish number one says they have only themselves to blame.
The goalkeeper went down with a knee injury in the Republic of Ireland's 2-2 draw with Slovakia.
West Ham United are currently in fifth place in the Premier League table.
Scotland beat Denmark 1-0 at Hampden Park on Tuesday night.
Aston Villa boss Steve Bruce still hasn't landed any of his top targets in January and the news that Alex Smithies will be staying at QPR doesn't help.
The Peruvian legend is currently a free agent after leaving Al Jazira.
Wolverhampton Wanderers and Brighton & Hove Albion are in competition for Blackburn Rovers winger Ben Marshall.
Barnsley's Adam Hammill talks up Leeds United fixture.
Manchester City midfielder Fabian Delph started his career at Leeds United.
Which would you prefer at Leeds United, Charlie Taylor or Jordan Rhodes?
In some parts of the investment bank, managers have been asked to identify the bottom 20% of performers in preparation for possible cuts.
First HSBC, then UBS - and now reports of yet another top firm mulling a London move.
Aston Villa are trying to sign Jordan Rhodes from Middlesbrough, according to reports.
Newcastle United started three debutants in their FA Cup victory over Birmingham City last night.