Ryan Nelsen believes West Ham have issued a statement of intent by tying Winston Reid to a new deal.
Tottenham are keen for striker Shaquile Coulthirst to continue his development out on loan after his spell at Southend.
Javier Chevanton has left QPR having seen his short-term contract at the Championship club expire.
The Uruguayan striker, a former international, arrived at Loftus Road in late September but managed just substitute appearances under Harry Redknapp, stepping off the bench against Barnsley and Burnley in October.
The club's official website read: "The club would like to wish Javier all the best for the future."
Chevanton, 33, was a free agent when picked up by QPR to provide welcome cover in attack.
The former Monaco, Sevilla and Lecce frontman had agreed a contract with the London club until December 24 but that has not been extended.