New signing Nene will be working double training sessions this week in an effort to get himself fit after West Ham lost Carlton Cole to a hamstring injury during the closing moments of Sundays' game at White Hart Lane.
There has been very little improvement in West Ham's attack this season as they struggled to score in a 3-1 loss to Southampton.
West Ham have moved to bolster their forward ranks with a move for Argentinean forward Mauro Zarate.
Carlton Cole is a doubt for West Ham's clash with Southampton due to a bad back.
Carlton Cole has signed an 18-month contract with West Ham United and will remain with the club.
West Ham United got back on the right track after a week in which they were defeated by a combined 11-0 between Nottingham Forest and Manchester City in cup play, travelling to Cardiff and defeating the Bluebirds 0-2.
West Ham United boss Sam Allardyce has confirmed that the team is in negotiations with Carlton Cole to extend his contract with the Club.
After a goalless first half, Carlton Cole put West Ham ahead early in the second, but the Hammers could not contain Arsenal in the final half hour, and they were eventually disposed of 1-3.
West Ham's difficult season continued with a 3-1 loss to Manchester United at Old Trafford.
West Ham United likely sealed Martin Jol's fate as Fulham manager with a 3-0 win over the Cottagers at the Boleyn Ground today.
West Ham boss Sam Allardyce has decided to start mainly backups for the club's League Cup match today against Burnley.
Carlton Cole has returned to West Ham until 13 January 2014.
Carlton Cole could get another chance to return to West Ham as they desperately need a striker.
After missing out on Carlton Cole because of poor fitness, West Ham United are looking at signing Romanian striker Ciprian Marica.