Baggies still keen on Gera

14 July 2011 12:26
West Brom's hopes of re-signing midfielder Zoltan Gera are on schedule after he underwent a successful ankle operation.[LNB] The 32-year-old had surgery last week and any deal with Albion was dependent on him recovering fully from surgery.[LNB]Now Baggies head coach Roy Hodgson will wait to see how Gera recuperates before pressing ahead with the deal.[LNB]Hodgson told the Wolverhampton Express and Star: "Zoltan's operation went well and now we've just got to see how he recovers.[LNB]"But we are very hopeful that he will recover fully and our medical staff will pass him fit and he will sign for us.[LNB]"Funnily enough, he should be fit around about the time he will be eligible to play."[LNB]Gera will be suspended for the first three games of the campaign after being sent off at the tail-end of the last campaign for his previous club Fulham.[LNB]Hodgson has also admitted interest in signing another former Albion player in Manchester United keeper Tomasz Kuszczak.[LNB]The Baggies chief is looking for a replacement for Scott Carson who has joined Turkish side Bursaspor.[LNB]Hodgson said: "We are in need of a goalkeeper and Kuszczak is one of the many names that we have considered."

Source: Team_Talk