Sessegnon granted work permit

Stephane Sessegnon has been granted a work permit and can begin his career at new club West Brom.

Last Updated: 18/09/13 at 13:29 Post Comment

Latest Articles

Transfer news: Manchester City striker Edin Dzeko in talks over new deal

Post comment

Manchester City striker Edin Dzeko has confirmed that he is in talks about signing a new deal at the Etihad.

Transfer news: Aston Villa defender Ron Vlaar to hold talks with agent

Post comment

Aston Villa defender Ron Vlaar has admitted he plans to meet with his agent to hold talks over his future.

All Articles

Stephane Sessegnon: Free to face former

Stephane Sessegnon: Free to face former

Stephane Sessegnon has been granted a work permit and is free to begin his career at new club West Brom.

The Baggies' club-record signing is now available to make his debut against his former employers Sunderland, at The Hawthorns on Saturday.

Sessegnon, 29, signed a three-year contract on transfer deadline-day after Albion surpassed an undisclosed transfer fee which allowed Shane Long to join from Reading in August 2011.

The availability of the Benin international, who left Paris Saint-Germain in a £6million move to Sunderland in January 2011, will be a big boost to manager Steve Clarke with Republic of Ireland forward Long likely to be missing again with a knee problem.

In his first full season at the Stadium of Light, Sessegnon finished as the club's eight-goal joint-leading scorer.

He managed seven goals in 39 appearances in his second campaign with the Black Cats and has made 40 appearances and scored eight times for Benin and featured in the 2008 and 2010 Africa Cup Of Nations.

In total, Sessegnon has made 294 career league appearances, including 30 as a substitute, scoring 42 goals.


Sky Bet Free Bet Club: £10 free bet - £5 free every week


Football365 Facebook Fan Page

The Football365 fan page is a great place to meet like minded people, have football related discussions and make new friends.

Footer 365

Premier League: Ross Barkley signs new four-year contract at Everton

Everton midfielder Ross Barkley has signed a new four-year deal with the club.

Transfer news: Southampton's chairman says Jay Rodriguez and Morgan Schneiderlin will stay

Jay Rodriguez and Morgan Schneiderlin will not be sold, according to Southampton chairman Ralph Krueger.

Transfer News: Reported Manchester United target Arturo Vidal 'happy' to stay at Juventus

Juventus coach Massimiliano Allegri is convinced Arturo Vidal will remain with the club for the forthcoming season.

Mail Box

Youth Development Has To Be The Future

A varied Mailbox has thoughts on transfer targets, youth development, the obsession over 3-5-2, some innovative Blackpool suggestions and why Real bought Kroos...

Don't You Worry About Southampton...

We can't help but agree with one mailboxer who tries to calm the crisis-mongers gathering around Southampton, while we have mails on Man United's squad...

© 2014 British Sky Broadcasting Ltd. All Rights Reserved A Sky Sports Digital Media property