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West Brom v Stoke preview

West Brom midfielder Zoltan Gera has recovered from a groin injury and is included in the squad to face Stoke City at The Hawthorns.

The Hungarian international was ruled out of the 3-1 setback against Swansea at the Liberty Stadium in midweek.

Baggies head coach Steve Clarke has a full squad to choose from with the exception of goalkeeper Ben Foster, who is recovering from a groin operation.

That means Boaz Myhill will continue in goal for Albion, while Jonas Olsson and Steven Reid are also in contention to feature.

Michael Owen and Andy Wilkinson could return for Stoke. Owen has had problems with his hamstring which has limited his playing time since joining the club. Wilkinson should recover from a back problem which kept him out of action midweek.

Peter Crouch won't feature after losing three teeth in a challenge with Fabricio Coloccini in the midweek win against Newcastle. Kenwyne Jones is set to replace Crouch in the starting line-up, with Owen taking his place on the bench.

Marc Wilson and Rory Delap remain long term absentees whilst Cameron Jerome will have to make do with another bench spot despite scoring the winner against Newcastle.