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PremierLeague-News.Com - The under pressure Baggies have been eager to strengthen their squad for the remainder of the season as they look to avoid an instant return to the Championship
PremierLeague-News.Com - Breaking Sport Transfer News ! West Bromwich Albion's hopes of landing Mamadou Sakho look to be over due to an injury to the former Liverpool defender. Baggies boss Sam Allardyce had targeted the former PSG star as a potential signing to help bolster their backline as they look to avoid an instant return to the Championship. Recently, West Brom were told that their hopes of signing the star were unlikely due to his £100k-a-week wages, but now they look doomed to fail after he picked up a knock. Sakho picked up a thigh injury in Palace's FA Cup defeat to Wolves and according to the Athletic he is now facing an extended spell on the sidelines making a January deal incredibly unlikely. Read More Related Articles West Brom's transfer approach could offer chance to players with points to prove Read More Related Articles Sam Allardyce sent strong transfer instruction to save West Brom from relegation Palace were thought to be keen on letting Sakho leave as they look to bolster their own defence and he has only made six appearances for the Eagles in all competitions this season. That is now likely to lead West Brom to concentrate on other targets having already signed goalkeeper Andy Lonergan and winger Robert Snodgrass from West Ham. Speaking about Sakho after his arrival at Palace three years ago, Allardyce said: "I think two people on this front, Luka (Milivojevic) and Mama have given us more defensive resilience,” he said. West Brom daily newsletter. Free. To your inbox Why should you sign up? In our daily Baggies bulletin, we'll be bringing you the latest breaking news, transfer features and comment pieces, as well as the key talking points for fans. How do you sign up? It's easy and only takes seconds.
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