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West Brom release Sessegnon and Anichebe

Out-of-contract duo Stephane Sessegnon and Victor Anichebe will not be offered new deals by West Brom and are to leave the club.

Where next for Anichebe and Sessegnon? Credit: PA

However, Albion remain in talks with James Morrison about extending his stay at The Hawthorns.

Midfielder Sessegnon, who will turn 32 in the coming weeks, made 92 appearances for the Baggies, scoring eight goals, since arriving at the club from Sunderland in 2013.

Anichebe announced on Twitter earlier this week that he would be leaving. The 28-year-old striker played 63 times for the Baggies and found the net nine times after joining the club during the same transfer window as Sessegnon.

Head coach Tony Pulis told the club's official website: "The two lads worked really hard for me and were as good as gold. Everybody at the club wishes them all the best in their future careers."

Morrison's contract is set to expire. He has been with West Brom for nine years and made over 275 appearances for the club.

I'll give young players a chance at West Brom - Pulis

Tony Pulis says he will offer youth a chance to shine next season Credit: PA

West Brom boss Tony Pulis was happy to give fans what he hopes is a glimpse of the future against Liverpool and suggested he would play them next season if they "came back stronger" after the close season.

Having handed Jonathan Leko his Premier League debut last month, fellow teenagers Tyler Roberts, 17, and Sam Field, 18, became the latest academy players to make their first-team bows under Pulis as the campaign came to an end on Sunday.

Leko, making only his third start for the club, brilliantly set up West Brom's opening goal in the 1-1 draw. Embarking on a solo run, he weaved his way past three Liverpool players before slipping a pass down the right-hand side of the penalty area to Salomon Rondon, who beat goalkeeper Adam Bogdan at his near post with a low shot.

Later on, Roberts replaced Leko and Field took the place of James McClean for the closing stages. Pulis signaled his belief in their quality and spoke of the overall boost it would give the club to have them featuring on a more consistent basis.

It was lovely to get the three kids on. Leko has played a big part in the last few games and to get Sam and Tyler on was fantastic.

They need to know, given the chance, that if the lads are good enough then they will get the opportunity. It gives everyone in the club a boost, everyone underneath the first-team, in the academy - Mark (Harrison), Hoppy (Stephen Hopcroft) and the lads there, they work really hard.

These three lads have to come back after the close season stronger, mentally and physically, and there's a chance, I'll give them a chance. I really do think they're good enough.

– Tony Pulis


Anichebe set to leave West Brom in summer

Victor Anichebe is set to depart West Brom Credit: PA

Victor Anichebe has announced he will be leaving West Brom when his contract expires next month.

Anichebe, who moved to The Hawthorns from Everton in the summer of 2013, has struggled to make an impression in the first team this season, despite a troubled campaign for fellow striker Saido Berahino.

The 28-year-old Nigerian did not start a Premier League match for West Brom until the 1-0 home win over Newcastle on December 28 and Baggies boss Tony Pulis named him in his starting line up on just two further occasions.

Anichebe's contract is set to run out and he will leave the club after scoring nine goals in 63 appearances for Albion.

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Pulis looking to stay on as West Brom boss

Tony Pulis wants to stay put. Credit: PA

West Brom manager Tony Pulis says he wants to stay on at the club beyond the end of his current deal that expires in 2017.

Pulis plans to sit down with chairman Jeremy Peace in the coming weeks after comfortably guiding the Baggies to Premier League safety.

Yeah of course, I'll speak to the chairman as soon as the season finishes.

We've got two weeks to go, two important games, and then we'll have dinner and sit down and we'll talk about things. I should imagine we'll be okay.

I like the football club, it's a good football club, there's no problems for me in any shape, ways or form.

There's lots of improvement that has to take place but it takes time, it's a good football club.

– Tony Pulis
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