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Sport West Brom’s transfer stance on Matheus Pereira revealed amid Leeds United speculation

13:10  16 june  2021
13:10  16 june  2021 Source:   footballleagueworld.co.uk

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West Bromwich Albion will not sell Matheus Pereira on the cheap this summer, according to the Express and Star.

Pereira has been an influential player for the Baggies since he arrived from Sporting Lisbon in the summer of 2019.

The 25-year-old scored eight goals and registered an impressive 20 assists as Albion won promotion from the Championship in 2019/20.

Last season, Pereira scored 11 goals in 33 games in the Premier League, as the club were relegated back down to the second tier.

Pereira is now attracting interest from the top-flight, with TEAMtalk crediting Norwich City with an interest in the midfielder.

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TEAMtalk also claim that Albion will demand around £15million for the midfielder, amid links with the likes of Leeds and Leicester.

But the Express and Star have quickly moved to deny those claims, insisting that Albion will not sell Pereira for a cut-price fee this summer.

Albion have endured a turbulent summer off the pitch, with Sporting and Technical Director Luke Dowling recently leaving the club and a managerial appointment still yet to be made.

But Pereira, who is under contract at the Hawthorns until the summer of 2024, is said to be valued much higher by West Brom, as they look to keep hold of the Brazilian this summer.

The Verdict

I didn’t believe those reports when they first emerged and it would be an outrage to sell Pereira for that sort of money.

He is under contract for another three years and has been a class act since he moved to the Hawthorns.

He scored 11 goals in only 33 Premier League matches last season, producing an impressive number of assists too.

Albion could demand double £30million if they wanted.

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