Clarke is on the Mark for Swede

Midweek Sport - - THURSDAY AUG 9 -

the sign­ing of Swedish WEST BROM have com­pleted

three-year con­tract. striker Markus Rosen­berg on a Rosen­berg has joined the Bag­gies as a free Werder Bre­men agent af­ter his con­tract with ex­pired at the end of last sea­son.

Steve Clarke’s He be­comes new Al­bion man­ager fourth sign­ing of the sum­mer. Rosen­berg, who had pre­vi­ously played for

has been on Malmo, Ajax and Rac­ing San­tander, the Bag­gies radar since it be­came clear his days

at Bre­men were num­bered.

with Al­bion at He held talks yes­ter­day af­ter­noon

passed a med­i­cal be­fore their train­ing ground and

clear­ance. agree­ing to sign sub­ject to in­ter­na­tional

ex­pe­ri­enced striker, Clarke said: “Markus is an

of Europe’s top leagues has scored goals in three and top Euro­pean com­pe­ti­tions.

for places and “He will pro­vide real com­pe­ti­tion

who are al­ready here.” hope­fully spur on the strik­ers

Clau­dio Ya­cob, Rosen­berg joined mid­fielder

who is on a sea­son winger Yas­sine El Ghanassy, long loan from AA Gent,

and keeper Ben Fos­ter as sum­mer sign­ings by Clarke.

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