Javier Mascherano signed for West Ham in 2006, and played just five games.
The Belgian has been in fine form for the Blues so far this season.
Tottenham Hotspur and AS Monaco clash later this week.
Leeds United defeated Hull City 2-1 at Elland Road in the Championship on Saturday afternoon.
Celtic manager Ronny Deila has failed to guide his side to European success in two seasons.
Queens Park Rangers are set to host Burnley on Saturday.
Ivan Toney's loan spell at Barnsley from Newcastle United has been extended until January.
The Everton forward scored his 50th goal for the club against Crystal Palace on Monday evening.
Aldridge was particularly impressed with Origi's performance against Southampton last week, and described Daniel Sturridge as a 'class act'.
Riyad Mahrez has netted 10 goals in 14 Premier League matches this season.
The Spurs forward could likely already claim legendary status at his boyhood club, after joining Gary Lineker at the top of the Tottenham scoring charts.
Former New York Jets and Denver Broncos quarterback Tim Tebow is to sign with the Philadelphia Eagles.
Newcastle United are reportedly interested in signing Manchester United youngster James Wilson.