McClaren says Carson's leadership, ball-playing ability and decision-making.
Hammers fans are still waiting for Simone Zaza to showcase his oft-discussed quality but, if his agent is to be believed, they might never get that chance.
Tottenham go into this weekend's clash having lost to Bayer Leverkusen in the Champions League.
Nottingham Forest are set for a £50 million takeover by a consortium from the United States.
The Leeds United boss respects Northern Ireland's decision to call up the winger, but seems sure he won't be playing.
Here is how we predict West Ham United and Stoke City will line up this weekend:
Aston Villa's revival looks set to continue under new manager Steve Bruce.
Spurs have been struggling without the England striker Harry Kane in recent weeks.
The West London derby is being broadcast live on Friday night - here's how you can see all the action from Griffin Park.
Torquay United stand to make money if Leeds United win promotion to the Premier League.