Song set for Swans

Alex Song is fully expected to rejoin the  squad which travels for the match against Swansea.

The on-loan midfield star missed the game against Everton on Tuesday night as he was in Africa finalising his retirement from international football.

Cheikhou Kouyate is on international duty and Diafra Sakho is obviously out through injury but as reported yesterday Andy Carroll is available.

Sam Allardyce has no other injury concerns for the clash at the Liberty Stadium, where the Hammers will be looking for thereto register their first win in four league matches.

The Hammers are now four games without a win after a tough Christmas period and face Everton in their FA Cup replay at Upton Park on Tuesday.

Provisional squad: Adrian, Jaaskelainen, Cresswell, O’Brien, Reid, Demel, Collins, Jenkinson, Noble, Song, Nolan, Amalfitano, Downing, Poyet, Jarvis, Vaz Te, Cole, Carroll, Valencia.


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