The in-form striker has had a decent run of late in the Hammers starting line-up and despite the return to fitness of No.1 striker Dean Ashton, Cole looks certain to retain his place in the starting line up against the Blues.
Cole told the official site, "I will hopefully have a big impact on the game and to get on the score-sheet as well would be the icing on the cake
"I expect a very tough game, it will be a lot to do with our performance though rather than theirs.
"We will need to go and set up our stall and show we mean business. I think we will be able to do quite well."
"We are a team than can go to places and upset teams which we have shown away from home so far this season. We will do the same at