Mauritius has long held a deep interest in English football and specifically Liverpool dating back to the 1970s and 1980s when the Reds swept all before them.
Reports in Italy suggest that West Ham could complete a loan deal for Inter forward Ishak Belfodil by the end of the day.
West Ham have approached Guglielmo Stendardo - a towering centre back with a law degree and a massive list of former clubs.
West Ham boss Sam Allardyce has revealed star striker Andy Carroll is not far off a return to the side from injury. It could not be more timely.
Out-of-favour Juventus strikers Mirko Vucinic and Fabio Quagliarella may find English clubs after Bianconeri director Beppe Marotta's trip to London.
Southampton are said to have told West Ham to put up or shut up in their pursuit of Rickie Lambert.
Arsenal midfielder Santi Cazorla put on a masterclass during Arsenal’s 3-1 victory over West Ham United.
Chelsea go into their Boxing Day clash against Swansea just two points off top spot and could still finish 2013 in first place.
The fact that West Ham lost at Old Trafford Saturday is surely no surprise, but what is interesting is that 5 of the clubs in the current bottom 6 have changed their managers already this season, with West Ham being the exception.
West Ham United boss Sam Allardyce is said to have shown an interest in signing Valencia’s Brazilian striker Jonas.