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Dorrans unsure why Clarke blanked him at West Brom

Graham Dorrans admits his West Bromwich Albion career was on the brink before Steve Clarke's dismissal last season.

He's none the wiser why Clarke opted against picking him.

"I got back in, that's what changed," Dorrans told the Birmingham Mail.

"The manager (Steve Clarke) obviously had his own ideas when he was here and I never played. You'd have to ask him why. I don't know, he didn't speak to me much about it.

"But Pepe came in and I came back into the squad, managed to do okay, scored a couple of goals, and enjoyed it again. The main thing for me is that I'm playing and enjoying it, and that's what I did in the last six months.

"If I'm back involved then why not stay here for the extra few years, because I've been here for seven years and I've enjoyed every year I've been here."

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