Joey Barton believes Eric Dier will spend his career as a defender.
Arsenal’s Jeff Reine-Adelaide is tipped to feature against Sunderland.
Midfielders Tomas Rosicky and Mikel Arteta are also back in training.
The Hammers beat Liverpool 2-0 at the weekend to move within touching distance of the top four.
Judge has been sensational for the Bees this season.
The midfielder joined the Gers at the very start of the January transfer window.
With Villa looking certain to drop down to the Championship, manager Remi Garde should resist the urge to spend in January and give these young players a chance to show their worth instead.
The draw at the weekend extended Steve Evans' side's unbeaten run.
A selection of the latest stories in the media involving Liverpool Football Club this Tuesday morning.
Ian Wright has looked back on his time alongside Dele Alli at MK Dons.