Hammers striker to miss return to old club
West Ham, Latest news update:
Record signing Andy Carroll will miss out on a return to his former club Newcastle as he is still suffering with a heel injury.
The England striker is not far away from a return to training, and his first start of the season, but it will not happen this weekend.
Defender George McCartney is still on the sidelines with his knee injury so he will not play either.
Full-back Razvan Rat is in line to make his debut following his summer arrival whilst Stewart Downing could make his first start for the club.