And Mowbray admits he has taken a gamble over whether the former River Plate forward can boost West Brom's survival bid."I'm not too sure at the moment," Mowbray explained. "He's played in Europe, he played at Wolfsburg for three or four years as a very young player."I got a bit of feedback from one of his coaches at Wolfsburg who thinks he could use his positive attributes to help our cause."Menseguez could have an early opportunity to impress as Albion's injury list continues to be a concern ahead of this weekend's crucial Premier League game with Newcastle at the Hawthorns.James Morrison and Robert Koren are both hoping to be fit to play but Jonathan Greening is definitely out and Jay Simpson damaged a hamstring during Tuesday's FA Cup defeat at Burnley.Mowbray also has a worry over Spanish playmaker Borja Valero who has a tight hamstring.