Manchester City's former Chelsea left back is keen to return to London and, though he would rather not be involved in a survival battle, he may be forced to join the Hammers to secure first-team football after being marginalised since the arrival of Aleksandar Kolarov.
Out in the cold: Bridge's opportunities have been limited since the arrival of Kolarov
City would rather sell Bridge, 30, in order to off-load his£90,000-a-week wages but are willing to consider a loan move, whichwould see them cover some of his salary.
Blackburn are also interested in taking the former England defender.West Ham had to play centre half Danny Gabbidon at left back on Sunday.
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