According to the Evening Standard, they see Hayden as an alternative if they cannot sign Gomes.
The source also claims that it would cost them between £15-20 million to tempt Newcastle into selling the young Englishman.
Hayden is wanted at Newcastle, especially if manager Rafa Benitez renews his contract.
For now, any incoming and outgoing transfers with the Magpies are tied to the future of their Spanish manager, which means that West Ham may have to wait on any pursuit of Hayden.
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