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Younes Kaboul could play despite being forced off in Sunderland’s last game with a calf injury, while Billy Jones should also be fit.
Lamine Kone and Wahbi Khazri, who both withdrew from international duty with minor problems, are available, with Duncan Watmore the only absentee.
West Brom have no new injury concerns ahead of Saturday’s game.
Callum McManaman has returned to training but lack fitness, while James Morrison remains out.
MOTD COMMENTATOR’S NOTES
Guy Mowbray: “They’re not intending to, but mid-table, safe as houses West Brom are playing a big part in the scrap to stay up.
“The Baggies’ only two defeats in their last eight league games have been 1-0 to Norwich and Newcastle, and with it looking like two from three joining Aston Villa down the ladder (notwithstanding Crystal Palace making it look more like a greasy pole!), it is imperative that Sunderland beat them too.
“I wince when I hear those involved say ‘must-win’ in case it doesn’t happen, but Jack Rodwell went there this week – incredibly having never been on a winning side in the 25 league games he’s started for Sunderland.
“Sunderland to triumph 1-0 with a Rodwell winner, anyone?”.