John Barnes says that Liverpool’s Daniel Sturridge is a better striker than Tottenham Hotspur’s Harry Kane.
The Hammers boss admits that he did not realise the club are unbeaten in 13 league matches at home.
Ex-Magpies man Steve Howey believes his old side have the better players, but claims arch-rivals Sunderland have the fighting spirit needed to survive.
The Liverpool defender was on form against Borussia Dortmund on Thursday night.
Matt Le Tissier says that Manchester United will lose to Tottenham Hotspur and miss out on a top-four finish to Manchester City.
James Tavernier is confident Rangers can challenge Celtic in the Scottish Premiership.
The ex-Gunners defender knows his former side face a tough task against a Hammers side with "plenty to play for".
Southampton and Newcastle United will face each other in the Premier League on Saturday.
Brighton & Hove Albion boss Chris Hughton has been linked with the Aston Villa managerial job.
West Ham United and Arsenal will face each other in the Premier League on Saturday.