Zola waits on midfield pair

West Ham manager Gianfranco Zola is waiting for updates on the fitness of midfield duo Scott Parker (groin) and Radoslav Kovac (thigh) ahead of Saturday's trip to Tottenham.

West Ham manager Gianfranco Zola is waiting for updates on the fitness of midfield duo Scott Parker (groin) and Radoslav Kovac (thigh) ahead of Saturday's trip to Tottenham.

The Italian has no new injury worries but will be without a number of experienced players at White Hart Lane.

Strikers Carlton Cole (groin) and Dean Ashton (ankle), midfielders Valon Behrami, Jack Collison (both knee) and defenders Danny Gabbidon (back/stomach) and Jonathan Spector (concussion) are all unavailable.

Provisional squad: Green, Neill, Upson, Collins, Tomkins, Ilunga, Noble, Boa Morte, Lopez, Tristan, Payne, Di Michele, Dyer, Lastuvka, Sears, N'Gala, Stanislas, Savio, Parker, Kovac.

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