Mediawatch - 24 October

In this BBC Sport report, manager Sam Allardyce talks in his pre-match press conference about Andy Carroll's comeback from injury, with a return in the next two to three weeks on the cards.

In The Sun (£), the manager's contract situation is examined, with Allardyce quoted as saying it will be looked at 'when the time is right'.

The Guardian's look at team news includes an update on James Tomkins' and Cheikhou Kouyate's fitness.

Finally, the Evening Standard carries quotes praising Diafra Sakho from Hammers attacking coach Teddy Sheringham.

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