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West Brom complete signing of Callum McManaman from Wigan

McManaman has moved back into the Premier League Credit:

West Brom have completed the transfer of midfielder Callum McManaman from Wigan for an undisclosed fee.

The 23 year-old has agreed terms on a three-and-a-half year deal after passing his medical at the club's training ground on Wednesday.

Baggies head coach Tony Pulis told the club's official website:

“I’m delighted we’ve got Callum and I believe he will be an exciting addition to our numbers.

“Callum is a player who can improve our options and I am really looking forward to working with him.”



Four Premier League clubs fight to sign McManaman

McManaman is a wanted man. Credit: PA

West Brom face a fight from three other Premier League clubs to sign winger Callum McManaman from Wigan.

Latics boss Malky Mackay confirmed the Championship club had turned down the Baggies' second offer for McManaman, 23, this week but they are not the only top-flight club showing interest in the ex-Everton trainee.

Mackay admitted there were four Premier League clubs keepings tabs on McManaman, who is expected to be in Wigan's squad to face Huddersfield on Saturday after serving a three-match suspension.

Hull are one of the quartet of clubs as Mackay confirmed they have made 'an enquiry'. It's unsure who the two other clubs are.

Wigan have also reached an agreement with MLS side Chicago Fire to send Scotland international Maloney to the United States, while Ben Watson has joined fellow Championship club Watford until the end of the season.

West Brom want McManaman and Man United midfielder

West Brom head coach Tony Pulis has not given up on his chase for Callum McManaman but insisted he does have other options.

The Baggies have made two bids for Wigan winger McManaman as Pulis looks to revamp his squad.

Calum McManaman could be heading to West Brom. Credit: PA

While Albion's second offer has not been officially rejected it is understood it will be turned down.

Pulis has also spoken to Manchester United's Darren Fletcher and remains hopeful over McManaman.

It is going on along with two or three others.

We are exploring the situation to see if we can bring him in.

We need to decide if it's a good deal for us or not and it has to be right for everyone.

The clubs have to agree but it's got to be right for the player as well.

– Tony Pulis

Samaras set to leave West Brom and join Al-Hilal

Georgios Samaras has failed to make an impact at West Brom. Credit: PA

Georgios Samaras is set to leave West Brom on loan as Tony Pulis' clearout continues.

The Greece international is expected to join Saudi Arabian side Al-Hilal on a six-month deal with a view to a permanent move, Press Association Sport understands.

He signed a two-year deal in the summer after joining on a free from Celtic but has made just eight substitute appearances, all without scoring.

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