Date: 17th September 2018 at 7:23am
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Prior to the game against Birmingham City on Friday evening, West Bromwich Albion announced the somewhat expected capture of former Norwich City midfielder Wes Hoolahan.

The Republic of Ireland international had been on trial with us last week over the September international break and the 36-year-old has agreed a short-term contract at The Hawthorns until January and there is an option to extend it until the end of the season.

He should provide decent cover and ensure we don’t burn out on loan Leicester player Harvey Barnes given his impressive start to the year and he’s an interesting option as the games come think and fast.

With some reticence in the fan base given his age when the trial was first announced, it certainly seems that plenty are prepared to give him a shot at impressing before coming to a full view on things. He arrives with good words.

I think it’s a no-brainer really as even if he doesn’t get a lot of game time, given everything I’ve seen from Norwich fans, he’ll be a good addition to the dressing room and can certainly help our youngsters moving forward.