Steve Bruce makes Andy Carroll plea and issues West Brom fitness update

Steve Bruce makes Andy Carroll plea and issues West Brom fitness update

A round-up of the newest West Bromwich Albion headlines from BirminghamLive on Saturday, February 26, 2022.

Snodgrass joins Championship rivals

Former West Bromwich Albion midfielder Robert Snodgrass has joined fellow Championship facet Luton Town till the tip of the season.

Snodgrass left Albion by mutual consent final month after simply 12 months at the Hawthorns.

It’s understood that a disagreement with then-head coach Valerien Ismael led to the veteran midfielder being frozen out in November.

The former Scotland worldwide, after that includes in one of many first 12 matches of the season, began 4 out of the subsequent 5 matches throughout late October and November.

Despite enjoying the total 90 minutes within the final 4 of that streak, Snodgrass didn’t make one other matchday squad.


Where Albion and Stoke stand as Sawyers’ future is spotlighted

Romaine Sawyers faces an unsure few months between now and the tip of the season.

The West Bromwich Albion midfielder, who’s spending this season on mortgage at Championship rivals Stoke City, sees his three-year contract expire in the summertime, though the membership do have the choice to increase the boyhood Baggie’s keep by an additional 12 months.

Last summer time, you’d have imagined that Sawyers had performed his final recreation for Albion. Cast out into the chilly by Sam Allardyce, he was the antithesis of an archetypal Valerien Ismael midfielder, too.

At Stoke he has since felt the love again, of Michael O’Neill who utilised him on a weekly basis till he suffered an infuriating quad harm earlier than Christmas which has dominated him out of motion ever since.


Albion should give Carroll extra help

West Bromwich Albion should do extra to help Andy Carroll as their goalscoring problem is laid naked.

The Baggies prevented what would’ve been the longest run of matches of their historical past and not using a purpose when Jayson Molumby discovered the online via a deflection in the 2-1 defeat at Middlesbrough.

It’s not been by means of the need of attempting for goal man Carroll, who was drafted in following the premature set-back of fellow January signing Daryl Dike.

Indeed he’s been thought-about the most effective outfield participant in at the very least three of the 5 matches he’s represented the membership, as he works away with a purpose to earn an extension to the short-term contract he agreed final month.


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Phillips harm replace as Bruce shares West Brom illness case

Steve Bruce will stay with out attacking pair Daryl Dike and Matt Phillips for a short time but as West Brom’s want for attacking reinforcements grows better forward of the welcoming of Swansea on Monday.

Albion netted their first purpose in almost 500 minutes of football in the 2-1 defeat at Middlesbrough last Tuesday by means of Jayson Molumby, however Andy Carroll awaits the breaking of his duck since becoming a member of, regardless of going shut at Millwall and Luton.

Albion haven’t hit the goal anyplace close to typically sufficient this season; examine their 35 to the astonishing 81 league leaders Fulham have plundered (together with Aleksandar Mitrovic, who has 33 alone) and it tells you all you must find out about the place the Baggies’ deficiencies lie.


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