Manuel Pellegrini has welcomed the news that Mark Noble has agreed a one-year extension which will tie him to West Ham until 2021.
Jose Mourinho has been sacked by Manchester United with a caretaker manager to be appointed until the end of the season.
Mauricio Pochettino has refused to be drawn on speculation linking him with Manchester United following Jose Mourinho's departure.
Joel Matip is to undergo surgery after fracturing his collarbone during Liverpool's Champions League win over Napoli on Tuesday.
Manchester United have triggered a one-year extension clause in Anthony Martial's contract which will keep him at the club until at least 2020.