And the assumption at Upton Park is the player and his agent may be trying to do a deal with West Bromwich Albion.
Sam Allardyce insisted earlier toiday that the deal was not dead and “that sometimes you have to be patient” but time is ticking down.
And this evening ClaretandHugh was told: “We’ve heard nothing and if we are to it will need to be in time for a full and very stern medical.
“It’s impossible to say what will happen from here but it’s significant to us that we have heard nothing which suggests they are trying to do a deal elsewhere.
West Brom are interested so that may be the situation but we’ll need to talk soon if anything’s to happen at West Ham.”