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Defender in line for record bow

26 Aug

Kane Wilson could become the first player born in the 21st century to play in the Premier League when West Brom host Middlesbrough.

West Brom: Defender in line for record bowWest Brom: Defender in line for record bow

The 16-year-old defender, born in March 2000, will be in the squad for Sunday’s clash at The Hawthorns after making his debut in Tuesday’s EFL penalty shoot-out defeat to Northampton Town.

Wilson replaced Brendan Galloway when the Everton loanee suffered a hamstring injury and his fitness is being assessed by the club.

Chris Brunt, who can also play left-back, is not expected to return from a knee injury until next month at the earliest.

Provisional squad: Foster, Myhill, Dawson, Evans, Olsson, McAuley, Wilson, Galloway, Yacob, Gardner, Fletcher, Field, McManaman, McClean, Phillips, Morrison, Rondon, Lambert, Berahino, Leko.

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