Vydra and Thorne in action
MATEJ Vydra returns from a hamstring problem to take part in today’s Barclays U21 Premier League clash at Reading (ko 1pm).
The Czech Republic international lines up alongside George Thorne - who continues his rehabilitation from an anterior cruciate ligament injury.
The 20-year-old midfielder played 90 minutes in the under-21s’ last outing against Newcastle and will be hoping to further improve his match fitness this afternoon.
ALBION (from): Atkinson, Birch, Ferrier, Francis, Howkins, Garmston, Gayle, A Jones, S Nabi, O’Sullivan, Palmer, Roofe, Rose, Thorne, Vydra, Ward.