Franco could get Hammers debut

West Ham manager Gianfranco Zola could give Mexican striker Guillermo Franco his debut in Tuesday's Carling Cup tie away to Bolton.

Last Updated: 21/09/09 at 15:40

Franco: Could face Bolton

Franco: Could face Bolton

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Luis Jiminez and Junior Stanislas will also come into the equation to strengthen West Ham's attacking options after missing the 3-2 defeat to Liverpool.

But the Hammers are set to be without Matthew Upson and Valon Behrami who were both injured at the weekend.

Kick-off in the third-round tie at the Reebok Stadium is at 8pm.

West Ham (from): Green, Faubert, Upson, Tomkins, Ilunga, Noble, Parker, Behrami, Cole, Jiminez, Dyer, Spector, Gabbidon, Collison, Stanislas, Hines, Nouble, Da Costa, Diamanti, Franco, Kurucz.

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