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Jonas Olsson | Defensemen

Team: West Bromwich Albion
Age / DOB:  (31) / 3/10/1983
Ht / Wt:  6'4' / 185

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Jonas Olsson has been out since September but he is nearing a return after playing multiple reserve matches in recent weeks.
With a new manager installed since Olsson was last healthy, being fit isn't the only barrier to playing time. Once fully fit, the Swedish defender will have to prove himself to Tony Pulis and earn playing time in a team that has been playing well since Pulis' arrival in both the Premier League and the FA Cup. Olsson's return is good news for squad depth but no one should count on him starting matches just yet. Feb 20 - 3:31 PM

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Aston Villa are rumored to be showing interest in Jonas Olsson.

The West Brom defender has been out of favor at his club since Joleon Lescott arrived from Manchester City earlier this season. He is certainly a downgrade from Ron Vlaar, but if Villa lose the Dutch defender to a big club, they will need to find a capable replacement fast. We are not convinced Olsson is what they need.
Sun, Nov 16, 2014 05:21:00 PM

Jonas Olsson has completed his suspension and will return to action for West Brom this weekend for their relegation showdown at Carrow Road.

With the Baggies hovering 3 points above the relegation zone in 17th place, Pepe Mel will be happy with the news that he will have Jonas Olsson available again and Claudio Yacob, Chris Brunt, and Billy Jones may follow close behind as they return to training this week. The Baggies have a match in hand, three points and a significant goal difference advantage over 18th place Cardiff City but they won't rest easy until there is more distance between them and the drop and the return of some key players over the next 10 days will certainly help.
Source: @Physioroom
Thu, Apr 3, 2014 03:51:00 PM

Defender Jonas Olsson will miss West Brom's home match against Norwich after picking up his fifth yellow card of the season yesterday against Manchester City.

One of Diego Lugano or Craig Dawson will come in to partner Gareth McAuley against a dire Norwich team. If we get any indication of who will start, that player becomes fantasy relevant for at least the weekend.
Thu, Dec 5, 2013 04:40:00 PM

Jonas Olsson will be available for West Bromwich Albion this weekend despite pulling out of the Sweden squad for personal reasons.

Olsson has been an iron man for the Baggies and will play against Stoke City this weekend. West Brom hope to continue their run of good form against a Stoke side that has lost their last three Premier League matches.
Wed, Oct 16, 2013 01:58:00 AM