West Bromwich Albion could continue their association with defender Jonny Evans beyond the summer after he cited his ambition to stay put at the Hawthorns.
The Northern Irishman joined the Baggies from Manchester United in the summer of 2015 and has since been one of the most consistent performers under Tony Pulis.
Evans attracted transfer interest from Arsenal during the previous summer transfer window, but West Brom managed to fend off the Gunners interest after placing a hefty £25m price tag on his signature. Baggies boss Pulis recently admitted that the club could be in a fight to keep hold of their leading performer, but the player himself has dismissed the possibility of a big club move.
“It gives you confidence when the manager appreciates you. It shows his belief that you’ve done a good job and hope I can continue doing that for West Brom.” he told Sky Sports.
However, the former Red Devils graduate added that he would still prefer a move abroad in the future, and this is something keeping an eye on ahead of this summer’s transfer window, he said: “I’ve always been interested by football outside of Britain. It’s something I’ve always kept an eye on,” Continue reading “Jonny Evans to Stay Put with West Brom”
Tony Pulis has explained his decision to stick with the senior team at this closing stage of the season.
With the team guaranteed to finish in mid-table, many people believed that the manager would be giving a chance to younger players on the field.
However, Pulis said that he is interested in winning the remaining games so as to finish as high as possible in the Premier League table. With the team finishing in eighth getting around £26 million, it is easy to understand why the manager has been fielding his senior players as he attempts to finish as high as he possibly can.
Tony Pulis said that the younger players should not worry as they will have their chance in the remaining games of the season but that at the moment he wants to make sure that West Brom claims as many points as they can. Continue reading “Pulis wants to finish higher”
Premier League side West Brom have confirmed the extension of Chris Brunt, promising to remain with The Hawthorns until the end of the 2018 season.
He joined from Sheffield Wednesday a decade ago but has said he would continue his deal with the club.
The long serving player has been decent for the club this season. He could get an extension of a year if he plays a certain number of games, as stated in his contract details. Brunt would join teammate James Morrison to become the players that would spend a decade at the club since Daryl Burgess – who played from 1987 until 2001.
“Chris has been a stalwart of this football club and for a long time and he is a valued and popular member of the squad. It’s great that he has extended his contract and he has shown great character to return from his injury in the manner he has. Continue reading “BRUNT EXTENDS WITH WEST BROM”