However, reports went rife on Sunday that David Moyes' side has made enquiries about the availability of Italian forward Graziano Pelle, who plies his trade in China with Shandong Luneng as they look to bolster their attacking ranks.
The 32-year-old impressed in the Premier League during his two seasons with the Saints, scoring 30 goals during his time on the South Coast.
Pelle is said to be keen on a return to England but his £13.5 million-a-year deal with the Chinese outfit could be the biggest stumbling block in any possible deal with the Hammers.
The Hammers have added their first signing of the January transfer window, having snapped up Inter Milan playmaker Joao Mario on loan until the end of the season on Friday.
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Shiffrin again on kind, leads 1st run of World Cup slalom
There were no surprises in the men's giant slalom in Garmisch Partenkirchen, as the mighty Marcel Hirscher triumphed yet again. Switzerland's Wendy Holdener, who was second quickest on the first run, edged team-mate Melanie Meillard off the podium.