The former Chelsea player would love to return to Stamford Bridge with the Hammers but he has a hamstring problem which is expected to rule him out.
Elsewhere, Mark Noble and James Tomkins should be available after respective injury and illness problems but Kevin Nolan is a doubt with the foot problem he suffered last month.
Left-back George McCartney is close to a return after three months out with a knee injury suffered in training in mid-December. He has returned to training and will be hoping to feature.
West Ham last week