League Cup team news: West Ham v Man City

Kevin Nolan is available for the Hammers. Photo: PA

Captain Kevin Nolan and defender James Tomkins return from suspension and are available for West Ham's League Cup semi-final second leg against Man City.

Manager Sam Allardyce confirmed that striker Andy Carroll and midfielder Ravel Morrison will play some part in the match at Upton Park.

The Hammers will need to overturn a 6-0 first league defeat in order to reach the final.

Forward Ricardo Vaz Te could make his first appearance in three months following a shoulder injury whilst defender Winston Reid is unlikely to play because of an ankle problem.

Midfielder Jack Rodwell and striker Stevan Jovetic could be in the frame for Man City's trip to London.

The pair have both been hampered by injuries all season but are now reportedly close to fitness and the trip to Upton Park, with City holding a 6-0 aggregate lead, could be a good chance to return.

Manager Manuel Pellegrini is likely to take the opportunity to rest a number of players. Samir Nasri (knee) is ruled out.

West Ham squad: Jaaskelainen, Adrian, O'Brien, Johnson, Tomkins, Collins, Rat, Demel, McCartney, Diarra, Noble, Collison, Jarvis, Taylor, J Cole, Diame, Nolan, Morrison, Vaz Te, Maiga, C Cole, Carroll.

Man City squad: Pantilimon, Hart, Richards, Zabaleta, Huws, Nastasic, Lescott, Kompany, Demichelis, Boyata, Clichy, Kolarov, Milner, Navas, Silva, Toure, Fernandinho, Garcia, Rodwell, Lopes, Aguero, Jovetic, Dzeko, Negredo.