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TEAM NEWS: Malmo v Albion

Fortune and Odemwingie start for Clarke

PETER Odemwingie and Marc-Antoine Fortune will start in attack for Steve Clarke’s first official game in charge – this evening’s friendly at Malmo (ko 7pm local time/6pm BST).

Kemar Roofe starts on the left after being called up for the tour of Scandinavia at the 11th hour to replace Jerome Thomas, who is undergoing treatment on a minor knock back in the Black Country.

ALBION: (4-4-2) Myhill; Jones, Tamas, McAuley, Hurst; Jara Reyes, Mulumbu, Dorrans, Roofe; Fortune, Odemwingie. Subs: Daniels (gk), Reid, Ridgewell, Morrison, El Ghanassy, Mantom, Berahino, Allan.

MALMO (4-4-2): Noring; Vinzents (c), Sudic, Jansson, Da Silva; Hamad, Halsti, Friberg, Thern; Nilsson, Rexhepi. Subs: Larsson, Albornoz, Stenstrom, Olsen, Kroon, Helander, Cibicki, Sekiraca.