West Brom: Baggies handed Burke boost

Burke, a summer capture from Germany’s RB Leipzig, came off after just 18 minutes of an Under-23s match on Monday with a tight hamstring.




The 20-year-old had a scan on Tuesday to asses the injury and the tests have cleared him of any major problems.


Burke, who made his second Premier League appearance of the season as a substitute in Albion’s 3-1 loss at Brighton at the weekend, could yet be involved when the Baggies entertain the Hammers.


However, the Scotland international will require a late fitness test ahead of the game and head coach Tony Pulis may opt to rest him.

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