New boys in squad for Italian job
NICOLAS Anelka is set to make his Hawthorns debut as Steve Clarke names a 19-man squad for this afternoon’s final pre-season friendly against Italian side Bologna.
Diego Lugano makes the bench for the first time – while Chris Brunt and Steven Reid miss out after picking up knocks.
ALBION: Foster; Jones, McAuley, Olsson (c), Ridgewell; Morrison, Mulumbu, Yacob, Dorrans; Anelka, Rosenberg. Subs: L Daniels; Dawson, Popov, Tamas, Long, Berahino, Roofe, Lugano.
BOLOGNA: Curci; Morleo, Krhin, Antonsson, Taider, Garics, Bianchi, Natali, Christodoulopoulos, Diamanti (c), Kone. Subs: Rocca, Moscardelli, Acquafresca, Casarini, Yaisien, Abero, Pazienza, Agliardi, Riverola, Radakovic, Stojanovic, Crespo, Gimenez.