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Zavon Hines is ready to step into the breach should Carlton Cole's knee injury keep him out of the West Ham team.
Hines came on as a half-time substitute for the England striker in last Saturday's 5-3 win over Burnley and Cole's knee injury makes him a doubt for this Saturday's visit of Manchester United.
For a convincing-looking scoreline this was a rather unconvincing-looking performance from West Ham as they clung on to beat Burnley 5-3.
The Irons were grateful for a five goal cushion after the visitors staged a late comeback that threatened to deny Gianfranco Zola's men all three points.
West Ham squandered a two-goal lead for the second away game in succession as they ended all-square with fellow strugglers Hull.
The Irons salvaged a point with a late equaliser from Manuel Da Costa but should have left the KC Stadium with so much more.
West Ham will be up against some old boys as they look to end their winless run tonight.
Aston Villa are likely to include defender James Collins in their ranks when they visit Upton Park for the Premier League clash, while former Hammers captain Nigel Reo-Coker could feature.
West Ham had a taste of their own medicine when they surrendered a two goal lead and ultimately two precious points at the Stadium of Light.
The Hammers, who the previous week had come from two down at home to Arsenal, also saw midfielder Radoslav Kovac harshly sent off to compound their misery.