West Brom – Albion bid for Wigan starlet rejected

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West Brom have seen a £4m bid for Wigan Atheltic starlet, Callum McManaman rejected according to BBC Sport. The 23-year-old English winger is the Latics top goalscorer this season with 5 goals and has impressed for Wigan since bursting onto the scene in the Premier League. Now in the Championship, a host of Premier League clubs are said to be …

Manchester United midfielder set to leave Old Trafford?

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Is Manchester United midfielder, Darren Fletcher set to depart Old Trafford in the January transfer window? It would appear so. The Scottish international’s contract at United runs out in the summer and it seems like United are not willing to offer Fletcher a new deal. The midfielder has now recovered from a long-standing chronic bowel condition which kept him out …

England prodigy, Saido Berahino arrested!

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England and West Brom prodigy, Saido Berahino is set to be questioned after being arrested for drink-driving. The footballer was stopped on the M6 near junction 20 for Lymm, Cheshire, just before 4am on 22nd October. A police spokeswoman said the 21-year-old’s car had been travelling at “high speed” on the southbound carriageway. Berahino is due to return to a …

Berahino says he owes everything to his Mother

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Saido Berahino’s delight at being called up to the England senior squad caused the West Brom striker to say a very special thank you, to his Mum. Berahino said that it is because of his Mum that he is where he is today. A humbling moment. The 21-year-old arrived in England 1o-years-ago after being granted asylum from war-torn Burundi. Speaking to BBC …

West Brom target Porto’s Rolando

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West Brom have been given the green-light to go ahead with their enquiry for the Portuguese defender. The Porto centre-back is surplus to requirements in his home country and West Brom are set to come in for the defender when the January transfer window opens. According to the Mirror, the Baggies, Galatasaray and Inter Milan are said to all be chasing …

BREAKING NEWS – West Brom sign Samaras

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Breaking News has emerged this morning from the Hawthorns, West Brom have captured former Celtic and Greece striker, Georgios Samaras on a two-year-deal. https://twitter.com/SkySportsNewsHQ/status/502760805834969089 Earlier this week, Albion boss Alan Irvine expressed his interest in the Greek striker who left Celtic in the summer, “He’s a player we’re aware of. We have enquired about him. Nothing is done as far …

If Chelsea lose to West Brom history tells us that Rafa will get the boot

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Andre Villas-Boas was sacked following a defeat to West Brom, Roberto Di Matteo was sacked following a defeat to West Brom… so Rafael Benitez would do well to avoid an embarrassing result at home to the Baggies this weekend. Di Matteo based his Chelsea side around the creative trio of Oscar, Eden Hazard and Juan Mata earlier this season, but …

Why defeat to Swansea might be the catalyst that kick starts Arsenal’s season.

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On the way home from the Arsenal game today I heard the following exchange between a pair of middle age Gooners. One said ‘that’s it now we can only expect Arsenal to be like they were in the 80s under Don Howe.’ The other fella responded ‘What no league wins, just the odd cup?’ It then struck me that Arsenal …