Striker woe for Hammers boss Zola

West Ham boss Gianfranco Zola has no senior strikers available for Sunday's game at Aston Villa after Guillermo Franco was injured in training.

Last Updated: 15/01/10 at 15:07

Franco: Missing against Villa

Franco: Missing against Villa

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Carlton Cole, Luis Boa Morte and Kieron Dyer are still sidelined with knee injuries, leaving West Ham's options limited to teenagers Frank Nouble and Freddie Sears.

Zola hopes to have Scott Parker back from a hamstring injury while Mark Noble is fit again - but Herita Ilunga and Danny Gabbidon are both out.

West Ham (from): Green, Kurucz, Faubert, Da Costa, Upson, Tomkins, Daprela, Spector, Kovac, Noble, Parker, Collison, Behrami, Payne, Diamanti, Jimenez, Stanislas, Nouble, Sears.

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