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Alan Pardew: 'We have quality players at West Brom'

West Bromwich Albion's new manager believes his players have enough talent to play attacking football.

Alan Pardew takes charge against his old club Crystal Palace at the Hawthorns today.

He replaces Tony Pulis who was sacked following a 4-0 defeat to Chelsea.

West Brom sit just two points above the relegation places and haven't won a Premier League game since August.

Alan Pardew on becoming West Brom head coach

West Bromwich Albion have appointed Alan Pardew as their new Head Coach.

The 56-year-old replaces Tony Pulis who was sacked last week.

Pardew has joined the club on a two-and-a-half year deal, but his immediate job will be to try and turn results around.

The club have picked up just two Premier League wins all season and sit 16th in the table.

He spoke to the media earlier and says a win is much needed.

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Gary Megson on Tony Pulis sacking

The man currently running team affairs at West Bromwich Albion, Gary Megson has said he has no interest as staying on as assistant manager following the sacking of manager Tony Pulis.

Megson, who was in charge of the club from 2000 until 2004, also said he has no idea how long he'll be running team affairs for.

He said he's spoke to Tony a lot over the last 24 hours and praised his work at the club.

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Gareth Barry on verge of Premier League appearance record

West Bromwich Albion's Gareth Barry will break the record for the most Premier League appearances if he features against Arsenal on Monday.

The 36-year-old midfielder will break Ryan Giggs' record and mark his 633rd game in the top flight.

He made his Premier League debut for Aston Villa in May 1998.

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