Club News

Clarke names 25-man tour squad

Foster, El Ghanassy and Gera included in Scandinavia-bound party

STEVE Clarke has named a 25-man squad for the club's two-game trip to Scandinavia.

The travelling party includes new permanent signing Ben Foster, latest recruit Yassine El Ghanassy and fan-favourite Zoltan Gera, who missed the final six months of last season with a knee injury.

Albion are set play Swedish giants Malmo FF at the Swedbank Stadion this Thursday (ko 7pm local time/6pm BST) before travelling to meet crack Danish Superliga side FC Copenhagen at their Parken Stadium home on Wednesday week (ko 7pm local time/6pm BST, subject to the possibility of the game being screened live on Danish TV).

ALBION PRE-SEASON TOUR SQUAD:Foster, Myhill, L Daniels; Allan, Berahino, Brunt, Cox, Dorrans, Fortune, El Ghanassy, Gera, Hurst, Jara Reyes, Jones, Long, McAuley, Morrison, Mulumbu, Odemwingie, Olsson, Reid, Ridgewell, Tamas, Thomas, Thorne.