West Ham manager Sam Allardyce has no fresh injury concerns as he prepares his side to face Stoke on Saturday.
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Andy Carroll is in line to return to the starting line-up for the first time since his sending off in the 2-0 win over Swansea although fellow forward Marco Borriello remains sidelined with a calf injury.
Joey O'Brien (shoulder) is a long-term absentee while Antonio Nocerino is still looking to make his first Hammers start with full-back Pablo Armero yet to feature since joining in January.
Jon Walters is sidelined along with Stoke team-mate Charlie Adam due to suspension.
Both forward Walters and midfielder Adam are serving three-match bans, with the former's beginning this weekend after an appeal against his red card in last Saturday's 1-1 draw at Norwich failed.
Manager Mark Hughes, who is thinking of using a different formation, will make a late call on whether on-loan Liverpool winger Oussama Assaidi (knee) is ready to return to action, and has confirmed defender Robert Huth (knee) will miss the rest of the season.
Stoke (from): Begovic, Sorensen, Shawcross, Wilson, Pieters, Cameron, Muniesa, Shotton, Whelan, Palacios, Ireland, Nzonzi, Crouch, Odemwingie, Wilkinson, Etherington, Guidetti, Arnautovic.
West Ham (from): Adrian, Jaaskelainen, Demel, Tomkins, McCartney, Collins, Johnson, Reid, Armero, Noble, Nocerino, Diame, Taylor, Nolan, J Cole, Downing, Jarvis, Vaz Te, C Cole, Carroll.