We’ve been pretty lucky with injuries so far this season – with just Diafra Sakho suffering a lengthy spell on the sidelines.
Other than that we’ve only had to deal with knocks and illnesses, which makes a big difference compared to previous seasons.
Andy Carroll’s return from a long spell on the sidelines has in fact made a big impact for us this season and there were signs during the win against Everton on Tuesday that he and Enner Valencia are finally beginning to understand each other up front.
And Alex Song should also be back to his best after suffering illness recently. He returned the starting line up on Tuesday night but it was clear he wasn’t quite 100% so another few days should have been enough for him to recuperate and return fresh faced and raring to go tomorrow.
Winston Reid could return to the starting line up after missing the mid-week win through injury, but the fact he could be on his way out of the club this month means Allardyce may decide to leave him out.
So here’s how we think West Ham may line up against Hull on Sunday afternoon…