The former Foxes striker scored 294 goals in his seven-club career.
The Argentine struck with a devastating hat-trick to hand his side a 3-0 win over Chelsea on Saturday, taking his career Premier League goal tally to 99.
The 24-year-old Ghana international striker has arguably been the relegated club's best player this season, scoring six goals in 27 Premier League appearances.
West Ham are set to take on Leicester City on Sunday.
The Premier League side will have to see off competition from Spanish giants Real Madrid for the 23-year-old.
The striker says they focus on their opponents much more than in the past.
The Villans were officially relegated to the Championship on Saturday.
The two sides meet in a top of the table clash on Sunday afternoon.
The pundit has been lauding the Burnley midfielder.
Ibrox side Rangers and Celtic will face each other in the Scottish Cup semi-finals this afternoon.
A selection of the latest stories in the media involving Liverpool Football Club this Thursday morning.
Key West Ham United defender Angelo Ogbonna has been ruled out for three weeks after a scan revealed the extent of a hamstring injury.
Dinamo Zagreb manager Zoran Mamic has thanked West Ham boss Slaven Bilic.