Report: Decision over Saido Berahino's future delayed, despite Spurs allegedly renewing interest

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West Brom are reportedly refusing to sell striker Saido Berahino until at least next summer.

According to The Mirror, West Bromwich Albion will refuse to sell Saido Berahino in the January transfer window, meaning he will enter the final 12 months of his deal at The Hawthorns.

Berahino, 22, hit 20 goals for the Baggies last season, and his exploits triggered interest in his signature during the summer transfer window.

As reported by Sky Sports, Tottenham had four bids rejected for the Burundi-born forward, and despite Berahino wanting to leave the club, West Brom refused to sell - and he has now scored twice in four games since the transfer window closed, putting him back in the good books with Baggies supporters.

However, The Telegraph reported last week that Mauricio Pochettino's Spurs are lining up another bid for Berahino in January, with the Argentine still keen to add attacking options even after signing Clinton N'Jie and Son Heung-min.

The Mirror now report that West Brom will again refuse to sell Berahino in January, and have instead agreed to delay any decision over his future until next summer.

That would mean Berahino could head in to the final 12 months of his contract with the Baggies, putting them in a vulnerable position to either lose the striker for a knockdown fee or even on a free transfer.

With Spurs allegedly still sniffing, West Brom may need to stand firm over Berahino once again, in one of the longest-running transfer sagas of the season.

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