West Ham United`s in-form striker Diafra Sakho is "touch and go" to face Stoke City at the weekend, but the flying Hammers will be boosted by Andy Carroll`s return to training, manager Sam Allardyce said on Thursday.
Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers is clinging to the slim hope that West Ham United can tear up the form-book by winning at Manchester City on Sunday, giving the Merseyside club the chance to become Premier League champions after all.
West Ham United has ended a run of four successive defeats in the Premier League with an impressive 2-0 win over Tottenham Hotspur on Saturday at the Upton Park, ensuring their safety among the top flight.
Liverpool moved a step closer to the Premier League title in controversial fashion as Steven Gerrard`s penalty sealed a 2-1 victory at West Ham and capped a miserable afternoon for referee Anthony Taylor on Sunday.
Former Liverpool striker Andy Carroll can dent his former club`s Premier League title chances and virtually seal West Ham United`s top-flight status for next season when the teams meet at Upton Park on Sunday.
Desperate times may call for desperate measures for struggling West Ham United after manager Sam Allardyce said Andy Carroll could feature in his first game of the season against Cardiff City on Saturday.