Gera ready for comeback

West Bromwich Albion

Zoltan Gera is in contention to play some part in West Brom's derby at Aston Villa after recovering from a long-term ankle injury.

The Hungary international played 45 minutes of the midweek reserve clash with Arsenal – his first action of any sort since rejoining the Baggies from Fulham during the summer.

Defender Steven Reid will be available after undergoing minor hand surgery.

Head coach Roy Hodgson has to decide whether to recall Peter Odemwingie after he impressed as a scoring substitute against Wolves.