The Hammers are currently sixth in the Premier League.
The Danish defender has not featured for Villa since last month's 2-0 home defeat to Tottenham Hotspur after being demoted to the Under-21s for refusing to sit on the bench against Bournemouth.
The Everton manager is under increasing pressure at Goodison Park.
The Magpies are currently in the relegation zone in the Premier League.
Liverpool lost the first leg of their Europa League semi-final 1-0 against Villarreal at El Madrigal.
Charles N’Zogbia use of social media site Twitter has annoyed Aston Villa fans.
The Englishman led the Gers to the Scottish Championship title.
The goalkeeper is in contract talks with the club currently.
The striker is expected to leave the club this summer after a dismal year at Anfield.
The Black Cats manager expressed his opinion on the former Argentina international in a recent interview.
Kevin Wimmer could be set for a run of matches in Tottenham Hotspur's starting line-up.
Pritchard only moved to Norwich City last summer but could be en route back to the Premier League with either Burnley or Swansea City.
Middlesbrough have reportedly snubbed a bid from Aston Villa for striker Jordan Rhodes.
West Ham United are expected to be busy in the transfer market this month.
Manchester United have set a price for Adnan Januzaj, but don't expect Sunderland to bid.
Nottingham Forest midfielder Henri Lansbury is wanted by both Aston Vila and Derby County.
The emergence of Kalvin Phillips and Ronaldo Vieira has certainly eased the pain of Cook's absence.
Leeds have been linked to Fabian Delph.
Manchester City want to keep Leeds target Fabian Delph, but interest in William Carvalho suggests otherwise, while West Brom should pay attention to both developments.
Nottingham Forest owner does not appear keen on re-negotiating failed takeover.
Bank of America equities chief Fabrizio Gallo is shaking up leadership across his division, promoting Glenn Koh to run its trading operations globally, as at least a half-dozen other deputies take on new roles or leave.
Credit Suisse’s surprise loss on illiquid trading positions, announced last month, may force the company to sell a larger stake in a unit than previously planned, according to Morgan Stanley.
LinkedIn shares soared Thursday after the company reported quarterly earnings and revenue that easily topped Wall Street's expectations.