West Brom have been plunged into a defensive crisis ahead of Wednesday nights’ FA Cup fourth round replay against Peterborough United at the London Road Stadium.
West Brom's recent scoring woes only seemed to continue in the Northeast in a 1-0 loss at Newcastle, leaving Tony Pulis and the Baggies scrambling for answers up top.
Chris Brunt joins James Morrison and Jonny Evans on the sidelines as West Brom travel to Newcastle in Week 25 Premier League action.
When Jonny Evans went down with a hamstring strain against Swansea in Week 24, Tony Pulis chose to use Craig Gardner rather than James Chester despite Chester being the only recognized center back on the bench.
Jonny Evans joins a growing list of injuries for West Brom as the Baggies continue to drop down the table.
West Brom could be without a key defender for a critical stretch in the race to avoid relegation after Jonny Evans limped off against Swansea City on Tuesday.
Salomon Rondon scored two minutes into second half injury time to help West Brom earn a 1-1 draw with Swansea City.
Tottenham have loaned young winger Alex Pritchard to West Bromwich Albion for the remainder of the season.
In the never-ending saga that is the transfer rumors of Saido Berahino, Newcastle United have prepared a bid to land the West Brom forward.
West Brom bolstered its midfield options with the signing of Queens Park Rangers midfielder Sandro to a loan for the remainder of the season.
Saido Berahino netted a brace in West Brom's fourth round FA Cup tie against Peterborough but it was only good enough for a draw.
West Brom have been dealt a major blow with the news that winger Callum McManaman will be sidelined for up-to six weeks after damaging ankle ligaments in training.
Sources are reporting that West Brom is refusing to sell Saido Berahino to Spurs, Newcastle or anyone else during the January window.
Ben Foster got his first start of the season in the Premier League and marked the occasion with a clean sheet over rivals Aston Villa.
Chris Brunt looks doubtful to overcome his calf injury as West Brom face off with local rivals Aston Villa at the Hawthorns in Week 23 action.