Clarke welcomes Reid deal

Steve Clarke is hoping Steven Reid can stay injury free next season after the defender signed a new contract at West Brom.

Last Updated: 18/06/13 at 11:02 Post Comment

Steven Reid: New deal at West Brom

Steven Reid: New deal at West Brom

The 32-year-old agreed a one-year extension at the Hawthorns after failing to make enough appearances last term to trigger a 12-month option in his previous contract.

Despite an injury-plagued campaign, the Baggies decided to extend his stay at the club and Clarke believes he can play a big part next term providing he can stay fit.

"I'm delighted Steven has committed himself to the club for another year," the Albion manager told the club's official website.

"He's a good pro, has bags of Premier League experience and is a great character to have both within the squad and around the training ground.

"If he has better luck with injuries, Steven will have a big part to play here in the new season."

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