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SEBASTIEN POCOGNOLI
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UPDATED 06:10 2nd September 2016


Sebastien Pocognoli arrived on a season-long loan deal from West Bromwich Albion in August 2016.


Pocognoli began his career in the youth team at Standard Liege before moving to Genk at the age of 15. He made his first-team debut aged just 16, and went on to make a total of 46 appearances, before moving to Dutch side AZ Alkmaar.

After 70 appearances and five goals for the Dutch outfit he returned to Standard Liege, where he played 98 times, scoring twice.

A move to the Bundesliga followed with Hannover 96, before switching to the Premier League with West Brom in July 2014. He has made 21 appearances for the Baggies.

Pocognoli has represented his country at under 16, 17, 19 and 21 levels, as well as making six appearances for Belgium in the Beijing Olympics. He has won 11 senior caps.

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