Tottenham Hotspur spent big money on Heung-Min Son, and need him to start contributing to their Premier League title chase.
The former Huddersfield Town boss did not seem overly interested in the job.
The Hammers remain in the hunt for a Champions League place, but are some way behind Arsene Wenger's third-placed side.
Manchester City have endured a poor Premier League campaign.
The former Reds striker is eager to see Sheyi Ojo given a starting chance in the Premier League.
Tottenham are reportedly pursuing Leicester City ace Riyad Mahrez.
The Sunderland boss was manager of Newcastle United for seven months.
The Villa youngster, who has been linked with a move away from the club, has cast doubt over whether he will be in the squad this weekend.
The senior pair make their long-awaited returns from injury against Newcastle on Friday night.
The ex-Spurs goalkeeper says his former side have shown that they are now the biggest club in London.
As well as being a part of England's 1966 World Cup squad, Ron Flowers made over 500 appearances during 15 years at Wolverhampton Wanderers.
Newcastle United could be in the Championship next season but they have the players to make an immediate return
We continue our countdown of the greatest players in Aston Villa's history with a Northern Irish attacker who became the first man to score in both of English football's domestic cup finals.