West Brom won't sack striker Odemwingie for Twitter rant

Peter Odemwingie is keen to leave West Brom Photo: PA

West Brom will not sack striker Peter Odemwingie over his latest Twitter attack against the club, Press Association Sport understands.

Odemwingie will be disciplined by the club and is likely to face another fine after being hit in the pocket during January for a series of social networking outbursts.

But Albion will not ban the Nigerian international from using Twitter although any activity by players is governed by the club's disciplinary code of conduct.

Odemwingie intimated he hoped that Albion would effectively terminate his contract, which still has 15 months to run, when responding to a tweet from a supporter on Sunday.

When one fan tweeted that he should be sacked, Odemwingie replied "that is my wish."

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