The Brazilian centre-half joined Lyon last summer in a 7million euros switch from Besiktas and he quickly established himself as a key man in the French club's defence, managing 35 Ligue 1 appearances last term.
It seems as if his performances have not gone unnoticed as reports in France claim the Hammers have submitted an offer for the 31-year-old.
However, Lyon have no desire to sell and with Marcelo under contract until 2020 it would take a big offer from West Ham to convince them to consider a transfer.
Angry Alan Stubbs dubbed St Mirren's display against minnows Spartans 'unacceptable' after watching them scrape to a Betfred Cup bonus point on penalties.
Motherwell boss Stephen Robinson has called for more of the same from Elliott Frear after the player hit a hat-trick in their opening game of the season.
Motherwell kicked off their season in style with a 5-0 win over Edinburgh City in the Betfred Cup on Tuesday evening.
Steven Gerrard admitted he has concerns about Rangers' shot-shy strike-force after their stalemate with FK Shkupi in Macedonia.
Sunderland midfielder Wahbi Khazri has completed his move to French club St-Etienne, the Black Cats have announced.