Jack Wilshere and Tomas Rosicky are also completing their own recoveries from injury.
The striker has been given two weeks off to get himself in shape for Villa.
The Hammers were knocked out of the FA Cup on Wednesday evening.
Stoke City are still in contention for a Europa league spot, as they sit five points behind sixth placed West Ham United.
The Scottish Championship winners will face Celtic for a place in the final.
The long-serving striker has been banished from Villa's first-team reckoning for the next two weeks after being deemed out of condition for Premier League football.
Here is how we predict Leeds United and Reading will line up this weekend:
The left-back has been in good form once again this season.
Joao Teixeira offers his support to Liverpool ahead of meeting the German giants.
The Watford captain received a phone call from the Hornets' former chairman and most famous fan.
Lewis Cook, Jordan Botaka and Stuart Dallas all feature.
Darron Gibson, Steven Pienaar, Aiden McGeady and Steven Naismith all face a fight to get into Roberto Martinez's first team this season.
Forget about about his commentary work and the latter years of his career – Michael Owen's England achievements far outweigh Rooney's.