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The former West Ham goalkeeper looked set to depart on a free transfer as his current deal approached it’s end but the Spaniard will remain at Anfield after penning a contract extension.

Everton’s own top-four aspirations appeared to come to a crashing end after the home defeat to Aston Villa last weekend, but Carlo Ancelotti will still be aiming to compete in Europe next season.

The Blues reclaimed their place in the top four of the table with a goalless stalemate against Brighton & Hove Albion on Tuesday, while West Ham are now in fifth but only behind their upcoming opponents on goal difference.

The Citizens made it 19 straight victories with a 2-0 success away to Borussia Monchengladbach in the Champions League on Wednesday night, while West Ham will enter the contest off the back of a 2-1 home success over Tottenham Hotspur in the league last weekend.

Spurs have lost four of their last five Premier League matches – as many as in their previous 28 – and enter this game six points behind West Ham with a game in hand to play.

Scott Parker’s men have gone 11 top-flight games without a win, whereas their visitors have won seven of their eight games across all competitions since the turn of the year.