Scott Sinclair's injury nightmare puts chances of permanent West Brom deal in doubt
The fit-again Baggies winger will need to impress after having only played 184 minutes of league football so far this season Scott Sinclair's chances of earning a permanent deal at West Brom are hanging in the balance after his latest injury nightmare.
Man City overcome West Brom at the Hawthorns
In-form Sergio Aguero and Yaya Toure provided the perfect antidote to Manchester City's bout of travel sickness this season.
Zoltan Gera faces battle to get back into West Brom squad
The 34-year-old made his long-awaited comeback after ten months on the sidelines in the final stages of Saturday's defeat at Newcastle.
NEWBaggies must learn from sloppy performance
However, West Brom's 1-2 loss away to Newcastle on Saturday evening was evenly poised and either team could have nicked it.
Newcastle vs West Brom LIVE: All the goals, analysis and reaction from St James' Park
The in-form Magpies will be hoping to make it four wins on the trot when they host Steve Clarke's side on Saturday evening What an odd goal.
NEWWest Brom v Aston Villa: All you need to know
In addition to the patience-trying international break, Albion and Villa fans alike are being made to wait that little bit longer for the first Midlands derby of the season.