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West Ham have signed former Fulham striker Mladen Petric until the end of the season.
The 32-year-old Croatian left the Cottagers in the summer after a one-year contract expired but failed to land another club. He scored five goals in 23 appearances.
Sam Allardyce has signed winger Stewart Downing ahead of Saturday's first game of the season against Cardiff at the Boleyn.
But the West Ham manager is likely to want for more bodies in before the transfer deadline as the Hammers look to build on the club's successful return to the Premier League last season.
The shape of West Ham's summer looks to have the profile of Andy Carroll.
The east London club and the striker's home club of Liverpool have hammered out an advantageous £15million deal - now they're just waiting on the frontman's nod.
West Ham have completed the free transfer of Joe Cole from Liverpool - in time for the midfielder to face Manchester Utd in the FA Cup on Saturday.
The 31-year-old rejoins the club that gave him a start in 1999 - and may be a replacement for Mohamed Diame who is attracting interest from QPR.
Andy Carroll's hamstring injury is worse than first fears and likely to keep out the Irons striker for up to six weeks.
The 23-year-old made a strong start in the Irons 3-0 win over Fulham but departed the field early clutching his leg. He was immediately pulled from the England World Cup qualifiers but hoped to return for the Norwich game later this month.