Garlick: West Bromwich Albion to have quiet January transfer window

Richard Garlick says West Bromwich Albion won't be particularly active in the January transfer window.

West Bromwich Albion board member Richard Garlick has told the Daily Mail that three players could leave the Hawthorns in the January transfer window.

The Baggies are not anticipating a busy new year, but they could trim their squad slightly.

West Brom have a number of players on their books who have not received as much first-team football as they had been hoping for this season, and Garlick says that they will look to move some of their fringe players on, while bringing in one or two fresh faces.

“January is not a traditional time when we like to do business so I wouldn't expect too much in terms of big financial outlay,” Garlick said.

"There are two or three players who aren't playing in the squad who could probably do with recycling and it is always good to bring in one or two new faces."

West Brom are under relatively little pressure to invest in January, as they have made an encouraging start to the season.

Under the guidance of Tony Pulis, the Baggies have been typically organised, and they have accumulated enough points to keep themselves safe from danger.

West Brom are already eight points above the drop zone, and they don’t appear to have too many concerns to contend with regarding being dragged into a basement battle.

That shows good progress, but Pulis still has some fans to win over at the Hawthorns.

West Brom’s lack of attacking spark over the season so far has generated criticism, and Pulis will be eager to make his team more free-scoring as the pressure on them to get results eases.

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