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14:50 19th May 2013

Clarke makes four changes to final-day XI

STEVE Clarke makes four changes to the side that lost 4-0 at Norwich last weekend for the final game of the season against Manchester United (ko 4pm).

Billy Jones and Liam Ridgewell are recalled in the full-back positions, with Steven Reid missing out altogether and Goran Popov dropping to substitute.

Skipper Chris Brunt and Graham Dorrans also make the Baggies’ starting XI, with benched duo Markus Rosenberg and Romelu Lukaku the men to make way.

Sir Alex Ferguson makes six changes to the United side that beat Swansea 2-1 last Sunday for his 1,500th and final game as boss.

Anders Lindegaard, Antonio Valencia, Jonny Evans, Alexander Buttner, Anderson and Tom Cleverley come in for benched quintet David de Gea, Patrice Evra, Rio Ferdinand, Nemanja Vidic and Paul Scholes, and Danny Welbeck, who misses out through injury.

ALBION (4-2-3-1): Foster; Jones, McAuley, Olsson, Ridgewell; Yacob, Mulumbu; Dorrans, Morrison, Brunt; Long. Subs: Myhill (gk), Dawson, Tamas, Lukaku, Rosenberg, Popov, Fortune.

UNITED (4-4-2): Lindergaard; Valencia, Evans, Jones, Buttner; Anderson, Carrick, Cleverley, Kagawa; van Persie, Hernandez. Subs: De Gea (gk), Evra, Ferdinand, Giggs, Vidic, Scholes, Januzaj.

REFEREE: M Oliver (Northumberland).

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