West Bromwich Rumors & News

  • Newcastle set to hijack Tottenham's bid for West Brom star Saido Berahino

    The Express "Newcastle United have emerged as shock rivals to Spurs in the scramble to try and sign West Brom’s emerging striker Saido Berahino. As Sunday Express Sport has revealed Tottenham are hoping to sign the Baggies’ England Under 21 star to play him alongside senior Three Lions hit man Harry..." August 02

  • Borussia Dortmund's £16m-rated forward Adrian Ramos set to snub Crystal Palace and West Brom

    Daily Mirror "Crystal Palace and West Brom face a battle to land £16million-rated Borussia Dortmund striker Adrian Ramos. Ramos is understood to be leaning towards staying at Dortmund after being told that new boss Thomas Tuchel wants to keep him. Palace and Baggies have both approached Dortmund about..." July 27

  • Saido Berahino set to complete £15m move to Spurs

    The Express "Spurs are ready to complete the £15million signing of West Brom’s England under-21 international striker Saido Berahino in the next 48 hours. Berahino will snub any offers from West Brom to double his £15,000-a-week wages after setting his heart on joining Mauricio Pochettino’s side. " July 26

  • Tottenham to launch transfer bid for West Brom's Saido Berahino in the next few days

    Daily Mirror "Baggies' England U21 striker is a priority for Spurs manager Mauricio Pochettino whose scouts watched the 21-year-old's progress closely last season. Tottenham will make a £15million bid for West Brom’s rising star Saido Berahino this week, writes Alan Oliver in the Sunday People. Manager..." July 19

  • Bournemouth set to snap up Nottingham Forest winger Michail Antonio

    Daily Star "PREMIER LEAGUE new-boys Bournemouth are set to splash the cash again – with a £7.5million swoop for Nottingham Forest winger Michail Antonio. And ahead of their debut season in the top flight, the Cherries are also hot on the heels of in-demand QPR striker Charlie Austin. Antonio, 25, had..." July 12

  • Saido Berahino splits with Sterling's controversial agent Aidy Ward after West Brom star becomes disillusioned

    Daily Mail "West Brom striker Saido Berahino has parted company with Aidy Ward, the controversial football agent behind Raheem Sterling’s transfer fiasco with Liverpool. The 21-year-old joined Sterling in going with Ward when the agent set up on his own last season after leaving Impact Sports..." July 09

  • QPR reject £7m bid from West Brom for Matt Phillips

    talkSport "Baggies manager Tony Pulis is keen to bolster his attacking options before next season, with Phillips’s growing reputation as an out-and-out winger making him a prime target. The 24-year-old was one of QPR’s few shining lights in a dismal Premier League season, as the west London club were..." July 06

  • West Brom's £150 million Chinese takeover confirmed - and Tony Pulis will keep his job

    Daily Mirror "West Brom are set to be taken over before the first game of the season by new Chinese owners who have agreed to pay in excess of £150million. Albion have confirmed they have entered into an ­exclusive agreement to sell the Midlands club. Baggies owner Jeremy Peace has decided to cash in on..." July 04

  • West Brom hotshot Saido Berahino RULED OUT of Euro 2015

    Daily Star "The West Brom ace is due to fly home from the Czech Republic where England tonight play Portugal in their Group B opener. The blow comes hot on the heels of John Stones having to miss the first two games because of concussion. Uefa regulations allow a player injured before the start of a..." June 18

  • West Brom tracking Chelsea youngster Patrick Bamford

    Birmingham Mail "West Bromwich Albion are keen on Chelsea striker Patrick Bamford and are keeping a close watch on his situation at Chelsea. Bamford is yet to sign a new deal at Stamford Bridge where the 21-year-old has two years on his contract. There is a feeling that he will be allowed out for a fee in..." June 12

  • Man City plan summer swoop for West Brom hotshot Saido Berahino

    Daily Star "Etihad bosses have put the England U21 hot-shot on their summer shopping list with a view to making a £20m bid. Berahino, who was called into the senior England squad in November, has attracted interest from a host of Premier League clubs. He has been offered a new and improved deal at the..." May 21

  • West Brom: Tony Pulis still keeping tabs on Bakary Sako

    Birmingham Mail "Tony Pulis remains keen to capture Wolves winger Bakary Sako and Swansea left-back Neil Taylor as part of a summer revamp. Sako will be available on a free transfer from Molineux whilst Wales left-back Taylor could cost around £4m to £5m as his contract runs until May 2016. Both players were..." April 07

  • Barclays will not renew £40m-a-year Premier League sponsorship when current deal expires

    Daily Mail "Premier League sponsors Barclays will not renew their £40million-a-year deal when the current agreement expires at the end of the 2015-16 season. The bank agreed a £120m three-year deal in 2012 for the present rights - an increase of almost 50 per cent on their previous £82m contract. But..." March 30

  • Premier League clubs to share £1billion of TV money with lower leagues

    Daily Mirror "The Premier League has agreed to filter £1billion of its new bumper domestic TV deal outside the top flight from next year. The 20 top-flight clubs have pledged to share 20 per cent of the mammoth £5.1billion domestic rights package announced last month. The money will be filtered down to..." March 27

  • West Brom vs Manchester City: 'It's too early to talk of sacking Manuel Pellegrini,' defends Frank Lampard

    The Independent "“No questions about the sack please,” said Manuel Pellegrini with a smile as the Manchester City manager waited for journalists in one of the corridors of the Etihad Stadium after a 3-0 stroll in the spring sunshine against West Bromwich Albion. At first glance it seems outrageous that a man..." March 23

  • Are Manchester United set to move for Saido Berahino? Presence at Old Trafford sparks transfer talk

    Daily Mail "Is Saido Berahino the latest star on Manchester United's summer shopping list? Louis van Gaal will embark upon a huge summer spending spree this summer as he looks to fire United back to the top of English and European football. And West Bromwich Albion striker Berahino has got tongues..." March 10

  • West Brom manager Tony Pulis demands life bans for fans who ripped out seats at Villa Park and slams pitch invasion

    Daily Mail "Tony Pulis has demanded life bans for West Bromwich supporters who ripped out seats and threw them at rival fans at Villa Park. The furious West Brom manager also branded as ‘mindless idiots’ the hundreds of Aston Villa fans who invaded the pitch and goaded his players during Saturday’s FA Cup..." March 09

  • Tim Sherwood’s Aston Villa face West Brom test in dogfight for survival

    The Guardian "At the same time as the “Too little, too late, Lerner out” banner was being unfurled by Aston Villa supporters at St James’ Park late on Saturday afternoon, West Bromwich supporters were inadvertently reinforcing the message by triumphantly celebrating their latest success under Tony Pulis at The..." March 03

  • West Brom planning summer transfer swoop for Wolves winger Bakary Sako

    Daily Mirror "West Brom are set to make a summer move for Wolves winger Bakary Sako. Albion had a £2m-plus bid to sign Sako rejected by Wolves on transfer deadline day but remain keen on the Mali international. Sako is a free agent this summer and looks certain to quit Wolves if they do not win promotion." February 23

  • Saido Berahino available for £20m after Liverpool target angers West Brom by saying he wants 'bigger things'

    Daily Mail "West Bromich Albion will consider selling Saido Berahino for offers in the region of £20m this summer. The England U21 international was due to hold contract talks but has upset high-ranking figures at the club with an interview in which he said he wanted to ‘move on to bigger..." February 07

  • Saido Berahino to be put up for sale by furious West Bromwich Albion

    The Telegraph "West Bromwich Albion are ready to scrap contract talks with Saido Berahino and will consider offers of over £20 million for the forward in the summer. Albion will reluctantly allow the England under-21 international to leave the Hawthorns at the end of the season in what appears increasingly..." February 06

  • Man Utd transfers: West Brom can still offer Darren Fletcher an escape route

    Manchester Evening News "Darren Fletcher could still leave Manchester United before tomorrow's transfer deadline, with West Brom ready to resurrect their interest in the midfielder. The 31-year-old saw a free transfer to West Ham break down over the weekend - leaving him desperately trying to find another club before..." February 02

  • West Brom and QPR prepare loan bids for Tottenham striker Emmanuel Adebayor

    Daily Mail "Tottenham are braced for offers to take Emmanuel Adebayor on loan, with West Bromwich Albion and Queens Park Rangers the likeliest bidders. Tony Pulis is determined to bring a striker to the Hawthorns and chairman Jermey Peace might countenance a large contribution to the Togo international’s..." January 31

  • West Brom edging closer to £4.5m deal for Wigan winger Callum McManaman

    Daily Mirror "The Baggies made a third bid for the 23-year-old over the weekend and talks between the two clubs are continuing as Tony Pulis adds to his new squad 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..." January 26

  • West Brom: Wolves' Bakary Sako wanted by Albion

    Birmingham Mail "West Bromwich Albion have a serious interest in Wolverhampton Wanderers winger Bakary Sako in a possible transfer sure to send shockwaves through the Black Country. Manager Tony Pulis has made a third bid of around £4.75million for Wigan’s Callum McManaman and is set to sign former Newcastle..." January 24

  • West Brom make £4 million bid for Wigan's Callum McManaman as Tony Pulis looks to bolster squad

    The Telegraph "Tony Pulis has made a £4 million bid for Callum McManaman in the first move of a January revamp at West Bromwich Albion. The manager’s opening offer for the Wigan Athletic winger has been rejected but Albion are expected to return with an improved bid. McManaman is rated at £6 million by Wigan..." January 19

  • West Brom and Crystal Palace eyeing Rickie Lambert swoop - once Lille find Divock Origi replacement

    Daily Mirror "Liverpool are waiting for Lille to find a replacement for on-loan striker Divock Origi – and that could set in motion a chain of events that sees Rickie Lambert leave the club for West Brom, writes Neil Moxley in the Sunday People. The Reds have agreed to pay the French Ligue 1 side a £3million..." January 12

  • Tony Pulis earmarks £5 million bid for Leicester City striker Jamie Vardy as first signing as West Brom boss

    The Telegraph "Tony Pulis is weighing up a £5 million bid for Leicester City striker Jamie Vardy as he steps up his search for new signings at West Bromwich Albion. Pulis has added Vardy to his list of transfer targets this month after thrashing out his plans for the January window with chairman Jeremy..." January 11

  • West Brom can keep Saido Berahino and still make signings in January transfer window

    The Telegraph "Tony Pulis, the new West Bromwich Albion manager, insisted that he was under no pressure to sell Saido Berahino, even though by doing so he could double his transfer budget. Berahino gave a finishing masterclass in Albion’s 7-0 demolition of the Conference side Gateshead in the third round at..." January 05

  • Crystal Palace plot transfer hijack of Mauro Zarate's move to QPR from West Ham

    Daily Mirror "Crystal Palace are ready to hijack QPR’s bid to sign Mauro Zarate on loan following the appointment of Alan Pardew. The 27-year-old West Ham striker has had a medical at Loftus Road and has already agreed personal term with the west Londoners. However, the deal has been delayed as the Hoops..." January 05

  • New West Brom boss Tony Pulis eyes Peter Crouch transfer to boost latest relegation fight

    Daily Mirror "Tony Pulis has been promised a January transfer fund by West Brom - and is weighing up a move for Peter Crouch. Pulis is set to be announced as Albion’s new head coach on Thursday, to succeed the sacked Alan Irvine. He has agreed a bumper £5million deal over two-and-a-half-years at The..." January 01

  • West Brom sack Alan Irvine and line up Tim Sherwood as first choice to replace him

    The Telegraph "West Bromwich Albion have sacked Alan Irvine and are now considering a second approach to Tim Sherwood. Irvine’s difficult spell at the Hawthorns was finally ended on Monday night, after seven defeats in nine games, and Albion are now searching for their fourth head coach in just over a..." December 29

  • Liverpool ‘close to signing West Brom striker Saido Berahino in £23.5m transfer deal’

    Metro "Berahino, who has told West Brom he wants to leave this week, looks destined to change clubs in the January transfer window. Spurs have been linked with a bid, but reports suggest Liverpool are set to win the race for the player in the coming days. Liverpool are said to be pushing to close..." December 29

  • Liverpool and Spurs to battle for wantaway West Brom star

    talkSport "West Bromwich Albion striker Saido Berahino has set his sights on a January move away from the Hawthorns, with Liverpool and Tottenham set to go head-to-head for his signature. Berahino is the Baggies’ top scorer this season with eight goals, but has been left out of the starting XI for the..." December 23

  • West Brom: Derby hero Craig Gardner says Alan Irvine will lift Albion out of trouble

    Birmingham Mail "Craig Gardner says Alan Irvine will lead West Bromwich Albion onwards and upwards and the whole squad are behind him. Gardner’s high-fived the Baggies boss after scoring the only goal of the game as Albion beat local rivals Villa. “It wasn’t pre-planned at all,” he said. “We came in at half..." December 16

  • West Brom players doing all they can to keep Alan Irvine in job

    Daily Star "Alan Irvine is not massively popular among supporters but the Baggies manager halted a run of four defeats with a precious point against fellow strugglers Hull. It might have been more had Graham Dorrans not had a penalty saved by Allan McGregor in the early stages. But the draw stopped the..." December 08

  • West Ham and Swansea keen on January loan for Barcelona starlet Munir El Haddadi

    Daily Mirror "The Spaniard, who made his international debut for Spain earlier this season, is seen as one of the brightest young stars at the Nou Camp but could move short-term. Barcelona are fielding calls from the Premier League about taking Munir El Haddadi on loan in January. The Catalan giants have..." November 29

  • West Brom striker Saido Berahino arrested for drinking and driving

    BBC "West Bromwich Albion and England striker Saido Berahino is to be questioned after being arrested for drink-driving. The footballer was stopped on the M6 near junction 20 for Lymm, Cheshire, just before 04:00 BST on 22 October. Two days previously, Berahino had scored in the 2-2 draw against..." November 26

  • Tottenham will have to pay over £15m to land hot shot Saido Berahino, warns West Brom boss Alan Irvine

    Daily Mail "West Brom head coach Alan Irvine has warned potential suitors Saido Berahino is worth more than £15million. The red-hot striker is the top scoring Englishman in the Barclays Premier League with five goals and helped fire England Under 21s to Euro 2015 this month. Tottenham had been linked..." October 18

  • Report: Tottenham Hotspur set to bid $24 million for Saido Berahino

    Pro Soccer Talk "According to reports, Saido Berahino is being targeted by Tottenham Hotspur. The 21-year-old West Bromwich Albion striker has had a fine start to the season — scoring five goals in his first seven PL matches — and that has apparently caught the attention of Spurs boss Mauricio..." October 11

  • Premier League to expand global reach, may add fixtures in America

    Pro Soccer Talk "The Premier League and its clubs have continued to examine the possibility of adding matches overseas in the United States. The aim to hold a 39th round of contests at different places across the globe was denied six years ago by FIFA and other domestic officials, but an interest in completing..." October 08

  • West Brom prepared to sell Saido Berahino if a top club comes calling admits boss Alan Irvine

    Daily Mirror "West Brom boss Alan Irvine insists he will not stand in Saido Berahino’s way if a big club comes calling. The Hawthorns hotshot, 21, is the top English scorer in the Premier League but just missed out on a place in Roy Hodgson’s squad for next week’s Euro 2016 qualifiers. But Irvine believes..." October 03

  • West Bromwich Albion: Alan Irvine adds his voice to the Saido Berahino for England calls

    Birmingham Mail "Alan Irvine upheld Saido Berahino’s England claims after the youngster’s brace fired West Brom into the top half of the table. The youngster scored either time of half-time to take his tally for the season to five - four in the Premier League - and establish himself as the leading English..." September 29

  • Graham Dorrans agrees to fresh three-year deal at West Brom

    The Express "A 12-month option on Dorrans' previous deal had already been activated by Albion this summer and he has now put pen to paper on fresh terms that commit him to the Baggies until 2017. The 27-year-old Scotland international joined West Brom from Livingston in 2008, making 167 appearances in all..." July 16

  • Chris Baird in 'advanced talks' to sign for Albion

    Birmingham Mail "West Bromwich Albion hope to make their third summer signing in the coming days - with Chris Baird in advanced talks over a potential move. The experienced ex-Fulham right-back, who played seven games for Burnley last season, is due for a medical with a view to signing on a Bosman free transfer" July 07

  • Joleon Lescott joins West Bromwich Albion on two-year contract

    The Guardian "West Bromwich Albion have announced the signing of the defender Joleon Lescott on a two-year contract. The England international joins the club as a free agent from 1 July after ending his five-year spell at Manchester City. The 31-year-old won two Premier League titles at the Etihad Stadium..." June 20

  • Premier League revenues top £2.5 billion

    Fox Sports "Commercial revenue increased by 21% at Premier League clubs in the 2012/13 season and topped £2.5 billion for the first time, according to the Annual Review of Football Finance by Deloitte. However, over 75% of the revenue increase was spent on wages, which rose by £125m (8%) to £1.8billion and..." June 05

  • Newcastle preparing bid for West Brom's Saido Berahino to boost strike force

    Daily Mail "Newcastle are lining up a summer swoop for West Bromwich forward Saido Berahino. Magpies boss Alan Pardew wants to strengthen his forward line this summer and has identified the England Under 21 international as target. Initial overtures have already taken place regarding a potential move to..." May 15

  • Loic Remy watches Arsenal victory over West Brom to fuel speculation of a move to the Emirates

    Daily Mail "Loic Remy was among the crowd at the Emirates Stadium on Sunday – fuelling speculation of a move to Arsenal. The Newcastle loanee – who scored his 14th of the season during United’s 3-0 win over Cardiff on Saturday – is set to quit Queens Park Rangers this summer and, despite interest from the..." May 05

  • West Brom boss Pepe Mel set for the axe EVEN if he keeps them up

    Daily Star "Mel's days look numbered after the Baggies began the search for a new manager and a possible overhaul of their coaching setup. Mel has steered Albion to the brink of survival thanks to three wins in their last seven games. But the prospect of the Spaniard being replaced in the summer is..." April 29