Former Aston Villa and Ipswich Town midfielder Nigel Reo-Coker has accompanied West Brom on their pre-season trip to Scotland, according to the Express and Star. 

The 34 year old is currently without a club after leaving MK Dons at the end of last season.

He joins Martin Craine and Kieron Richardson as the third trialist to join up with the Baggies squad this summer.

Despite initially joining up to boost the number of experienced players in the squad, Moore has not ruled out any potential deal if Reo-Coker impresses.

The central midfielder made just two appearances across last season as he split his time between Start and MK Dons.

IK Start play their football in the Norwegian League, but Reo-Coker managed just two appearances before departing the club.

In March he joined MK Dons on a short term deal, fourteen years after he left Wimbledon.

However, he failed to make an appearance for the Dons and left Stadium MK at the end of the season.

He has now joined up with Darren Moore’s side in the hope of earning himself a contract ahead of the new campaign in the Championship.

Reo-Coker spent four years at rivals Aston Villa between 2007 and 2011.

He made 102 appearances for the Villains in the top flight, scoring one goal. during his time in the West Midlands.

Prior to that, Reo-Coker spent three years at West Ham, making 120 appearances for the Hammers, helping them regain their top flight status in the process.

The Baggies will be hoping to mount a Playoff charge next season, but Reo-Coker will be pushing himself during pre-season in the hope of becoming a permanent member of the West Brom squad.


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