West Ham United v Arsenal: Latest team news

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West Ham have the luxury of a fully-fit squad for the visit of Arsenal.

Defenders James Collins and Sam Byram were due to train on Friday following spells out injured, and although they are unlikely to be thrown straight back in their return means boss Slaven Bilic has an empty treatment room for a change.

Midfielder Cheikhou Kouyate is available after his red card against Crystal Palace last weekend was overturned.

Provisional squad: Adrian, Randolph, Tomkins, Ogbonna, Reid, Cresswell, O’Brien, Oxford, Noble, Kouyate, Song, Obiang, Moses, Lanzini, Payet, Antonio, Valencia, Carroll, Emenike, Sakho.


Midfielders Aaron Ramsey (thigh) and Mathieu Flamini (hamstring) could come into contention after recovering from injuries before Arsenal play West Ham in the Barclays Premier League on Saturday.

Goalkeeper Petr Cech is expected to start after returning to the substitutes’ bench against Watford following a calf problem, with David Ospina making way.

Jack Wilshere (leg) and Tomas Rosicky (thigh) were slated to play in Friday night’s Under-21s game, while Santi Cazorla (Achilles) and Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain (knee) continue their rehabilitation.

Provisional squad: Ospina, Cech, Macey, Monreal, Gibbs, Gabriel, Chambers, Mertesacker, Koscielny, Bellerin, Elneny, Ramsey, Flamini, Ozil, Reine-Adelaide, Iwobi, Sanchez, Campbell, Walcott, Welbeck, Giroud.