Bournemouth v West Brom

Newly-signed midfielder Jack Wilshere is expected to make his Bournemouth debut when they host West Brom at the Vitality Stadium on Saturday.

Eddie Howe's side are seeking their first victory of the league campaign following defeats against Manchester United and West Ham respectively.

The Cherries did manage a 1-1 draw at Crystal Palace in their last encounter and will be inevitably boosted by the presence of Wilshere, who featured in a 2-1 friendly loss against AC Milan during the recent international break.

Bailey Cargil, Tyrone Mings and Joshua King are all expected to miss the tie due to injury. 

The Baggies are targeting their second victory of the season following a 1-0 win against Crystal Palace on the opening day, before conceding a 2-1 defeat to Everton and playing to a goalless draw against Middlesbrough. 

Despite the acquisitions of Hal Robson-Kanu, Allan Nyom, Matt Phillips and Nacer Chadli, Albion manager Tony Pulis revealed that none of the new arrivals were marquee signings – even though he landed Chadli's signature from Tottenham for a club-record fee of £13 million.

Robson-Kanu lacks match fitness and is unlikely to feature in the encounter, whilst Chadli could make his debut for the Baggies.

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