West Bromwich Albion has suffered a fresh double injury setback ahead of Saturday's (Sunday AEST) home English Premier League encounter with bottom placed Queens Park Rangers.
The Baggies are already without first choice right-back
Northern Ireland international Brunt had only just returned to the side after being laid low with other injury problems.
In addition, winger
But Baggies boss
He said: "We gave quite a positive injury bulletin mid-week but unfortunately this game has come too quickly for some people.
"Myhill, Reid, Jones and Brunt won't be fit. We are missing a few bodies.
"Hopefully it won't affect us at all because we've shown this year that we have a good squad. We've utilised the squad well.
"The players that have come in off the bench have always made a really positive contribution and we hope that will continue this weekend."
Regarding Thomas, Clarke added: "He started training this week but unfortunately the last two days he's been off ill.
"He's had a terrible time since I came here with one injury after another.
"All those have cleared up. Unfortunately he fell ill during the week and we are hopeful next week we can start right from the beginning and get some good work into Jerome."
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