Belgium international Pocognoli joins West Brom

Reuters, Saturday 12 Jul 2014

Belgium's Sebastien Pocognoli, front, is challenged by Wales' Hal Robson-Kanu, during their World Cup Group A qualifying soccer match at the King Baudouin stadium in brussels, Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2013. (AP Photo)

Belgium international Sebastien Pocognoli has joined West Bromwich Albion on a three-year deal, the Premier League club said on Saturday.

The left back was part of Belgium's preliminary World Cup squad but missed out on a place at the tournament finals after struggling with injury in the final weeks of last season.

"He's joined us with a real hunger to prove himself at Albion and get back into the international set-up," West Brom's head coach Alan Irvine said on the club website.

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