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Clarke names tour squad

Head coach takes 25 players to Austria, plus rehabbing duo Gera and Thorne

STEVE Clarke has named a 25-man squad for the club’s pre-season trip to Austria.

The travelling party for the eight-day training camp includes new boy Nicolas Anelka and six young pros – Donervorn Daniels, Cameron Gayle, Liam O’Neil, Kemar Roofe, Adil Nabi and Saido Berahino.

Zoltan Gera and George Thorne are also travelling to Bad Waltersdorf where they will continue their rehab from serious knee injuries with the club’s medical and sports science staff. The midfield duo are both making good progress but will not be involved in first-team training or the two friendly matches.

Albion meet top-flight German outfit Hannover 96 at the home of Austrian club FC Gleisdorf 09, in Styria, on Thursday (ko 7pm local time) before hopping across the border to take on Hungarian team Puskas FC Academy at FC Sopron's stadium next Monday (ko 6pm local time). 

ALBION SQUAD: Foster, Myhill, L Daniels, Reid, Jones, McAuley, Dawson, Olsson, Tamas, Popov, Ridgewell, D Daniels, Gayle, Yacob, Mulumbu, Dorrans, Morrison, Brunt, O’Neil, Roofe, Rosenberg, Long, Anelka, Nabi, Berahino.