The young defender says Roberto Martinez convinced him to turn down Bournemouth for Goodison Park.
West Ham take on Manchester United in the Premier League this weekend.
The Ivorian defender and club captain is hopeful of a return v Hull City.
The pundit has been previewing Sheffield Wednesday's Championship clash with Derby.
The 25-year-old is the Tigers' top goalscorer in the Championship this season.
The Bradford City boss is still a hero at the Berkshire club.
The Gunners boss is trying to look on the bright side despite their ongoing injury problems.
Newcastle United are in danger of getting relegated from the Premier League.
The Tottenham Hotspur defender has barely featured this season, despite impressing in his two appearances to date.
Reading lost 1-0 to Queens Park Rangers in the Championship on Thursday evening.
Andy Murray pulled out of the Rome Masters on Thursday afternoon, citing tiredness after an unprecedented run of success on clay that finally caught up with him, and will return to London before resuming his preparation for the French Open, which starts on Sunday week.
Mo Farah admits that the European 3,000m record is in his sights when he gets his outdoor track season under way in Doha on Friday.
Andre Schurrle left Chelsea for Wolfsburg in January but has been informed by Jose Mourinho that he will receive a Premier League winners’ medal.