This article is written by Dan Chapman

Hello again everyone, here is a lunch time round up of the stories in the news today:

Tickets for the EFL Cup tie v Chelsea are now on sale to season ticket holders. (via @WestHamUtd).

Slaven Bilic is set to switch the formation to a 4-3-3 for the weekend clash against Middlesbrough. (via Daily Star).

Former West Ham midfielder Don Hutchinson says the fans need to ‘let go’ of The Boleyn Ground. (via Daily Mirror).

Michail Antonio has urged the FA to appoint former West Ham manager Alan Pardew as the next England boss. (via Daily Mirror).

West Ham are close to signing free agent left back Kevin Constant. (via @WHUFC_NEWS).

That’s all the news for now!