He admits the fierce competition for midfield places and the number of quality players available to Clarke is simply a sign of how the club has progressed since his first spell at The Hawthorns more than four years ago.
“I’m happy and I think I’m getting better,” Gera told the WBA website.
“I’m playing well, so if the head coach sees I can help the team he will pick me.
“It’s no problem at all.
“We have a good squad with lots of good players."