Photos: Berahino and Lescott look focused in training despite transfer speculation

The West Brom duo have been linked with Tottenham Hotspur and Aston Villa recently.

As Deadline Day draws nearer, the transfer talk only gets louder. West Brom boss Tony Pulis has repeatedly raged that the transfer window should close before the Premier League season begins. But considering how late some of the Baggies' business has been done, you have to question whether the Welshman is really thinking clearly on the issue.

Undeniably, the West Brom coach is within his rights to have grown frustrated with constant speculation linking some of his top players with Hawthorns exits. But that's just the nature of the beast.

Saido Berahino has been consistently linked with Tottenham and, despite chairman Jeremy Peace insisting he won't be sold, Harry Redknapp has suggested Tottenham will still get their man.

Joleon Lescott, too, has been heavily linked with Aston Villa and Villa are closing in on landing the Baggies defender, report the Birmingham Mail.

Both looked focused in West Brom training on Friday afternoon, however, suggesting any deals may still have to wait. Berahino to Spurs looks unlikely considering the current tension between both the chairmen involved but many see it is a battle that will only end up with a sale. Lescott looks a lot closer to Aston Villa but, for now, remains a West Brom player...

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