Graham Potter has ruled out five key players for the trip to Manchester City.

And another name could join the list of absentees.

Albion’s head coach confirmed Danny Welbeck, Adam Lallana, Aaron Connolly and Tariq Lamptey remain absent.

Yves Bissouma also misses the game at the Etihad as he serves a one-game ban.

Alireza Jahanbakhsh is rated doubtful after picking up a problem at Newport.


But Steven Alzate could return to the matchday squad after illness.

Training today was delayed until the afternoon given Albion’s FA Cup tie at Newport last night.