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Premier League team news: West Brom vs Bournemouth

McAuley will miss West Brom's opening game of the season through injury Photo: PA

Gareth McAuley and James Morrison will miss West Brom's opening game of the season at home to Bournemouth through injury.

Central defender McAuley is struggling with a thigh problem and looks like he will be absent for most of August but it is hoped midfielder Morrison will be fit for the trip to Burnley on August 19.

Summer signings Jay Rodriguez, Zhang Yuning and Ahmed Hegazi are all in contention to make their debuts for Albion.

Jermaine Defoe is set to be available to start for the Cherries Credit: PA

Bournemouth must do without Junior Stanislas for the opening match of the new season against West Brom as the midfielder is set to be sidelined for around a month because of a groin problem.

Summer signing Jermain Defoe is expected to be available to make his debut for the Cherries after the England forward completed a free transfer move from Sunderland.

Goalkeeper Asmir Begovic and defender Nathan Ake are in contention following their respective moves from Chelsea, while forward Callum Wilson continues his long-term recovery from a serious knee injury.

West Brom squad:

Foster, Myhill, Nyom, Dawson, Evans, Yuning, Hegazi, Brunt, Marc, Wilson, Kane Wilson, Yacob, Livermore, Field, McClean, Harper, Chadli, Rondon, Robson-Kanu, Leko, Rodriguez.

Bournemouth squad:

Begovic, Daniels, Ake, S Cook, Francis, L Cook, Fraser, Gradel, Arter, Ibe, Defoe, Boruc, A Smith, Mings, Pugh, Gosling, Surman, Afobe.