Enhanced Baggies attack may sink Southampton
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However, Albion have a lot of winnable fixtures to come and signing Daniel Sturridge gives them an X-factor up front.
Sturridge, Jay Rodriguez and Salomon Rondon could do plenty of damage before the end of the season and the Baggies' enhanced attack may give them the edge over struggling Saints.
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Jonny Evans (hamstring) could return and new signing Ali Gabr could feature.
Manolo Gabbiadini (hip) is a doubt and Charlie Austin (hamstring) is sidelined.
Southampton have not won any of their last 12 league games.
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