Premier League strugglers West Brom have completed the loan signing of Arsenal striker Jay Simpson until the end of the season.
The 20-year-old netted twice on his full debut in the Carling Cup against Wigan last month but is yet to make his first appearance in the Premier League.
Meanwhile, Gavin Hoyte has moved on loan to Watford for the rest of the season and Dutch forward Nacer Barazite has extended his stay at Derby by another five months.
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