Former Sevilla and Villarreal boss Marcelino Garcia Toral will take charge of Valencia, the sixth coach hired by owner Peter Lim in two years.
Mark Noble will play no further part in West Ham's season, as he requires surgery for a long-standing abdominal problem.
All the latest news as Southampton midfielder Oriol Romeu is linked with a surprise return to Barcelona.
N'Golo Kante is set to return as Chelsea look to secure a second Premier League title in three seasons when they take on West Brom on Friday Night Football , live on Sky Sports.
Eden Hazard admits that after Chelsea's expected Premier League title triumph, he will have one eye on the Ballon d'Or.
Tony Pulis has never won the LMA Manager of the Year award but he will have his backers this year as he closes in on a top-half Premier League finish for the first time in his career.
Gary Cahill has revealed how Chelsea's Premier League title drive has been built on their failures from last season.
The striker's role is changing. Goals are no longer enough - just ask Sergio Aguero - and managers want defending from the front, no passengers without the ball and versatility.