Here is Thursday’s lunchtime round up:

Injury updates for Andre Ayew, Arthur Masuaku, Diafra Sakho, Andy Carroll and Darren Randolph. (

Jermain Defoe says West Ham have gone backwards since moving to the Olympic Stadium. (Evening Standard)

West Ham winger Gokhan Tore says he misses former Besiktas team mate Ricardo Quaresma. (Caught Offside)

Slaven Bilic says there is no need to rush Andre Ayew’s return to action, following the strikers return to training this week. (Sky Sports)

Don Hutchinson: “I have spoken to Slaven and he has always maintained that wanted to get his best players fully fit again and then you will see a difference.
I think we all started to see that on Saturday with Cresswell back in the team and both Payet and Lanzini getting back to full fitness.” (

West Ham ace suggests he’ll stay. Reece Oxford has sent out another cryptic tweet.(Football Fan Cast)