With Nikica Jelavic and Abel Hernandez out, the return of Gaston Ramirez and Sone Aluko to training may represent Steve Bruce's best hope for mounting any sort of attack at Upton Park in Week 22.
Gaston Ramirez added to Hull City's injury woes with news that he will be out for about a month with an abductor injury.
Gaston Ramirez could recover from a groin injury in time to feature against Everton at the KC Stadium on New Years Day.
Adam Johnson got the opener for Sunderland, but Hull City clawed their way back to win 3-1 at the Stadium of light.
Gaston Ramirez will join fellow new arrivals Abel Hernandez and Hatem Ben Arfa on the sidelines for Hull City's Week 4 clash with West Ham United.
Hull City have signed Southampton midfielder Gaston Ramirez on a season-long loan.
Ramirez missed the first week of the season through a groin injury and is now expected to be out for at least one more.
Gaston Ramirez came off the bench for Uruguay and assisted the game winning goal by Diego Godin in Uruguay's 1-0 win over Italy.
Gaston Ramirez continues to be a doubt for Southampton with an ankle issue.
Midfielder Gaston Ramirez injured his ankle (the other ankle from the one that was already giving him problems) and has been ruled out of the weekend match against Aston Villa.
Gaston Ramirez returned from an ankle injury to make an appearance off the bench in Southampton's match against West Ham.
Southampton have given a timeline for Gaston Ramirez's return of about six to eight weeks.
Gaston Ramirez will probably miss time as Southampton have confirmed he has suffered ligament damage.
Gaston Ramirez was taken to the hospital for an x-ray after he suffered an ankle injury against Sunderland but was given permission to fly home with his teammates.