Former manager Alan Curbishley has added to West Ham's financial worries with a £3 million compensation claim.
West Ham manager Gianfranco Zola has set his sights on signing Fiorentina striker Giampaolo Pazzini in the January transfer window.
City are join race to sign West Ham's Matthew Upson for £10m.
Frank Lampard has described himself as a "Chelsea person" ahead of match against former club West Ham.
Italian striker David Di Michele insists he is happy at West Ham, despite his lack of playing time under Gianfranco Zola this season.
Hayden Mullins insists 'everything is looking upwards' at West Ham despite the club's publicised problems.
Aston Villa reportedly preparing £7m bid for West Ham's Craig Bellamy.
A deflected James Milner effort was enough to hand Aston Villa victory over luckless West Ham.
West Ham United 0 Aston Villa 1A deflected James Milner effort was enough to hand Aston Villa victory over luckless West Ham Utd as they climb to third spot.
West Ham's former chairman Eggert Magnusson is reportedly suing club owner Bjorgolfur Gudmundsson.