The Hammers are already short of options in the full-back position.
Before this evening's Championship contest between Wolverhampton Wanderers and Norwich City, we examine three key battles that could sway the result.
The Tottenham centre back could underline his world class quality on Sunday, if he gets the better of one Sergio Aguero.
After Christian Benteke's goal gave Crystal Palace a 1-1 draw in the Premier League, their fans took to Twitter to voice their praise for the Belgium striker.
Derby look set to give their youngsters a chance despite on-field problems.
Leeds United will face Barnsley in the Championship this afternoon.
The striker was heavily linked with a departure from Everton this summer.
Norwich City currently sit second in the Championship, despite a dramatic late defeat to Newcastle this week.
The Olympic medal winners are back in Yorkshire.
Newcastle United travel to the New York stadium to take on Rotherham this afternoon.