Sam Allardyce will face a central-defensive crisis if he decides to axe James Tomkins after he was charged with assaulting a police officer.
West Ham boss Sam Allardyce is making enquiries about signing ex-Sunderland striker Asamoah Gyan in January.
All of the need-to-know information ahead of Boxing Day's clash against Arsenal at the Boleyn Ground
A festive feast of football lies in store on Boxing Day with just two points separating the top five as they head back out after Christmas.
Get the latest team news and stats ahead of West Ham v Arsenal on Boxing Day as Arsene Wenger admits Lukas Podolski could feature to provide more attacking options. Kevin Nolan returns for the hosts.
Preview followed by live coverage of Boxing Day's Premier League game between West Ham United and Arsenal.
Arsenal could reclaim top spot in the Premier League when they travel across London on Boxing Day to face West Ham.
Sam Allardyce speaks to the gathered media ahead of Boxing Day's match against Arsenal
Arsenal have been told to expect another frustrating game when they go to West Ham for the Boxing Day derby.
West Ham are targeting former Sunderland forward Asamoah Gyan in a bid to rescue their season. Andy Carroll's injury has left them short up front.