Spurs midfielder rejects loan move to West Brom

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Spurs midfielder, Etienne Capoue has reportedly turned a loan move to Premier League side, West Brom according to Sky Sports. The French defensive midfielder has been allowed to leave White Hart Lane on loan but it seems the 26-year-old has said no to a move to the Hawthorns. Capoue had been ousted by Tottenham but in recent weeks, Pochettino has …

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West Brom – Fee agreed for Wigan starlet

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West Brom and Wigan Athletic have finally come to an agreement over winger, Callum McManaman according to BBC Sport. The reports today have suggested that Wigan have accepted an offer for the tricky winger from West Brom, which is said to be around £4.75m. The Latics had rejected two previous offers, the latter being around the £4m mark, but it …

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West Brom – McManaman move edging closer

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West Brom have launched a third bid for Wigan winger, Callum McManaman this weekend according to the Mirror. West Brom are edging closer to a £4.5million deal for Wigan winger Callum McManaman. The Baggies made a third bid for the 23-year-old over the weekend and talks between the two clubs are continuing. Albion have had two bids rejected by the …

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West Brom – “Berahino not for sale”

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West Brom chairman, Jeremy Peace has taken a strong stand ahead of speculation surrounding Albion’s prise asset, Saido Berahino. The words, “not for sale”, seem to fall upon deaf ears it seems; but Peace is making sure there are no mistakes in his message. The chairman told BBC Sport, “I said in the autumn that the club had no interest …

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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 …

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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 …

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Why won’t Berahino celebrate?

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West Brom striker, Saido Berahino has revealed as to why he did not celebrate any of his 4 goals against Gateshead in the F.A. Cup Third Round tie. The England striker said to BBC Sport “I was just handling business and acting professionally and that’s it,” said Berahino, who has been linked with a January move away from the club. …

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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 …

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West Brom in contract talks with star striker

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West Brom have opened negotiations with their star striker, Saido Berahino. Albion will want Berahino to remain a Baggie as they look to fend off interest from bigger clubs in the Premier League. The 21-year-old who has been called up to the England senior squad in recent days has bagged 8 goals so far this season. Berahino had said before …

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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 …

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West Brom Twitter account falls flat on its face after this…

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Whoever is in charge of the West Brom Twitter account will be somewhat red faced after this tweet back fired last night. West Brom were 1-0 up against Manchester United at half-time and it appeared that Marourane Fellaini was getting ready to come on. A player who has struggled to settle to life at United so far, the West Brom …

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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 …

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Saido Berahino – ready for England

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5 goals in 8 games from the 21-year-old has put West Brom striker, Saido Berahino in the lime-light once more. Yesterday, England manager Roy Hodgson stepped up to announce his Three Lions squad just past midday and everyone was waiting in expectation to hear the name Berahino in the list. Not to be. Berahino had instead be re-called by the …

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West Brom defender signs new deal

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West Brom defender, Craig Dawson has penned a new contract with the baggies after signing a new three-year-deal. The Baggies pinched Dawson from Rochdale back in 2010 and has found it difficult at times to settle at the Hawthorns. However, since proving his worth in the starting line up under Alan Irvine, Dawson has been a solid asset to the …

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West Brom sign Portuguese winger Varela

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Sky Sports have confirmed that West Brom have made their tenth addition to their squad this summer, Albion boss Alan Irvine has signed Silvestre Varela from Porto on loan for the rest of the season. Varela was part of the Portugal World Cup squad this summer and scored the last minute equaliser against the USA in a 2-2 draw. The 29-year-old …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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