Arsenal welcome West Bromwich Albion to Emirates Stadium for what is shaping up to be a crucial clash in the Premier League.

You can find out more about our opponents below.

West Bromwich Albion

Full name: West Bromwich Albion
Head coach: Steve Clarke
Club colours: Dark blue and white striped shirts, white shorts, white socks
Nickname(s): The Baggies

Three facts about West Brom:

  • Winger Jerome Thomas started his career at Arsenal
  • The Baggies were the first team to stay in the Premier League having been bottom at Christmas
  • West Brom are enjoying their best ever start to a Premier League season

Peter Odemwingie

Peter Odemwingie
The Russia-born Nigerian international has displayed consistently good form since signing from Lokomotiv Moscow in 2010. Odemwingie became the first West Brom player to score 15 league goals in a season in 2010/11, and has netted three times in the Premier League this campaign. The experienced forward played in Nigeria, Belgium, France and Russia before joining Steve Clarke's side, and will pose a threat for Arsenal's defence on Saturday afternoon.

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7 Dec 2012