ClaretandHugh has learned the 31 year old Arsenal defensive midfielder was fancied by some inside Upton Park two years ago but manager Sam Allardyce snubbed the chance of making a move.
Now, however, with a likely change of boss at the end of the season, Flamini could re-enter the frame.
The French star is a free agent at the end of the present campaign and with Alex Song slowly slipping down the wanted list, Flamini could be of interest if the personal demands are realistic.
We were told: “He’s a very useful player who can organise things in front of the back four. It’s too early at this stage to make any sort of firm predictions but his is a name that’s been mentioned.
“The major drive this year though will be towards younger players. We’d like nothing more than to unearth a couple of Aaron Cresswells.
“However, Flamini does bring quite a lot to the party.”