West Ham are considering a move for Aston Villa full-back Stephen Warnock to ease their defensive problems, reports talkSPORT<.i>. Warnock has failed to make any major impact at Villa Park following his move from Blackburn Rovers back in August 2009.

The 31-year-old played under Hammers boss Sam Allardyce when he was manager at Blackburn and could jump at the chance to link up with his former manager.

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