The midfielder was putting in the hard yards during a run near his London home as he considers his options after agreeing to end his two-year association with the Hammers.
PETER CROUCH: Unusual transfers, acrobatic goals and a walk on the wild side with fashion come under Sportsmail columnist Peter Crouch's gaze this week.
IAN LADYMAN: He twice could have joined Real Madrid - the club he idolised as a boy - but he didn't. He could have managed England. He didn't. Instead he stayed at Arsenal for year after year.
JACK GAUGHAN: The decision is his and his alone. City would happily allow Guardiola, the most decorated manager in their history, to stay beyond the next eight months. Obviously they would.
Plenty of clubs domestically and abroad have shown an interest in the former Arsenal midfielder, whose contract with the Hammers was terminated earlier this month.
A regular for both club and country in the centre of the park, Rice has attracted interest from Chelsea but West Ham are set to offer Rice a deal which would double his £60,000-a-week wages.
City's underwhelming start leaves them 11th in the league and they now face the harsh reality that their all-time leading goalscorer could be out for a while, after the Argentine was forced off at hal...
West Ham manager David Moyes is confident that star striker Michail Antonio will recover quickly after the 30-year-old was forced off in the 52nd minute of their 1-1 draw against Manchester City.
RIATH AL-SAMARRAI AT THE LONDON STADIUM: That City are not the force of recent years is no great observation, but it is the continued slide and the direction of travel which makes you wonder.
West Ham's Soucek appeared to handle before teeing up Bowen to cross for Antonio, who converted acrobatically. City players were angry but Lescott insisted right decision was made.