Press Association Record signing Stephane Sessegnon could make his West Brom debut against former club Sunderland this weekend after he was granted a work permit on Wednesday. “Stephane Sessegnon has today been granted a work permit,” a West Brom statement read. “The Baggies’ club-record signing is now available to make his debut against his former club Sunderland, at The Hawthorns, on Saturday.” Sessegnon, who signed a three-year deal, is set to bolster West Brom’s attacking options following a barren start to the campaign in front of goal. Defender Gareth McAuley’s late header against Fulham on Saturday was their first goal in the Barclays Premier League this term. The attacking midfielder made a deadline-day move to the Baggies but was unavailable for last weekend’s 1-1 draw at Fulham as he awaited the required paperwork. That has now been granted to free the 29-year-old Benin international, who cost an initial £5.5million, to make his Baggies bow against the club with whom he spent two-and-a-half seasons.