The Wales midfielder is open to a south-coast return.
He told the Daily Echo: "I will be looking to play in the League Cup tie and then see where I am after that. I would like to force my way into the West Ham team but if it's not to be, it's not to be.
"I have had a fantastic time here and would definitely be open to coming back and trying to improve on what I did. The philosophy of the management team and the way the team plays suits me.
"The training has been magnificent and you can see from the effort and enthusiasm they put that this club is only going one way."
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