If West Brom sign Demarai Gray it would show Pulis means business

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West Bromwich Albion are reportedly preparing a bid for an exciting teenager in January.

According to a recent report from the Telegraph, West Bromwich Albion are interested in signing Birmingham City winger Demarai Gray and will make a bid for the 19-year-old in January.

If the news is true – and if West Brom ultimately get their man – it would be a huge coup for Baggies boss Tony Pulis and a sign that his club are going very much in the right direction.

Gray is predominantly a left winger who can also operate on the opposite flank if required or as an attacking midfielder, and while he is only a teenager he has been making waves at Birmingham for some time now.

With seven goals and three assists in 62 appearances, Gray is far from the finished article, but the sheer amount of matches he has played in his brief career shows what a talent he looks destined to become.

West Brom have impressed with their recent spending, with the signing of Salomon Rondon a standout addition, and the addition of Gray would show West Brom’s rivals that they are a club to take seriously in the years ahead.

Gray is one of the most exciting young English players around right now, and with the Telegraph claiming West Brom could get him for as little as £3.5million at the turn of the year, it would be a bargain move they will be desperate to complete before someone else does.

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