The Hoops skipper has missed large parts of the campaign, but his manager has now hinted that it perhaps should have been even longer.
The Welsh international full-back is hoping to catch Chris Coleman's eye.
Newcastle United and Crystal Palace both are struggling in the Premier League at the moment.
The Hammers chief was hugely impressed by the 17 year old.
Derby County's Darren Wassall has won three of his first five matches in charge.
Mark Warburton's Rangers side are currently sitting 12 points clear at the top of the Scottish Championship table.
Danny Rose admits he was surprised to have been called up to a Three Lions group meeting last month but admits it has given him hope of a place in the Euro 2016 squad.
The Italian is expected to leave the club in the summer.
Aston Villa are believed to be looking to take some former players on to advise the club on how to break out of their slump.
The Italian has been key to Leicester City's rise to the top of the Premier League table.
The former Sunderland player has played at the back in the past?
Manchester United, Tottenham Hotspur, Manchester City, Crystal Palace, Stoke, Aston Villa, Sunderland, West Brom and Southampton have all been linked.
Michael Gove has said that the European Union is encouraging extremism across Europe as he joined five other cabinet ministers in breaking ranks with David Cameron to campaign to take Britain out of the EU.