Bristol City boss Keith Millen is looking to extend Jordan Spence`s loan stay until the end of the season, while the West Ham defender is also keen to finalise a deal.
Right-back Spence arrived at Ashton Gate on a 28-day deal at the start of March but, due to the current two-week international break, played the final game of his initial spell in Saturday`s 2-0 win over Burnley.
But with Millen short of defensive cover due to a wealth of injuries, he is keen to tie the 20-year-old down until May.
"We've been pleased with him, West Ham are delighted he is getting regular first-team games and he is enjoying himself," the Robins boss told the Bristol Evening Post.
"I'll have a look at his situation during this two-week break and will talk to Wally Downes (head coach) at West Ham and see if they are happy for him to stay with us for the remainder of the season."
Spence has started all four games since his arrival and he is keen for more first-team action, adding: "Hopefully, the two clubs can sort something out and I can carry on here until the end of the season in May."