Here is your Friday lunchtime round up of all the stories in the mainstream media.

Slaven Bilic says the negativity regarding the London Stadium needs to stop. (Evening Standard)

Slaven Bilic says Simone Zaza is a ‘different class’ striker, and says the striker will start scoring soon. (Evening Standard)

Crystal Palace have punished the ball boy who decided to try and stop West Ham time wasting last weekend. (Telegraph)

West Ham and Chelsea have finally reached a breakthrough on a double dilemma for the upcoming EFL Cup tie at the London Stadium later this month.(Express)

There will be a police presence inside the London Stadium for the EFL Cup tie against Chelsea next Wednesday. (Sky Sports)

Andy Carroll is set for a longer spell on the sidelines as the striker has suffered a setback during his rehab. (Daily Mail)

Lanzini hopes West Ham are on the verge of a good run after beating Crystal Palace. (Essex Live)

Carlton Cole is back in the UK after rebuilding his fitness in MLS with Sacremento Republic. The 33-year-old played just four matches – totalling 101 minutes at the United Soccer League club. Cole was looking to regain his match fitness after suffering a knee injury at previous club Celtic. (Telegraph)

West Ham take on struggling Sunderland tomorrow at the London Stadium. Here is the Evening Standard’s comprehensive match preview.