Report outlines three reasons why West Brom don't want to sell Berahino

Saido Berahino

Newcastle, Stoke and Tottenham are said to still be 'very interested' in the 22-year-old.

Newcastle United, Stoke City and Tottenham Hotspur remain interested in West Brom forward Saido Berahino, according to Sky Sports.

But the site have also outlined three reasons why West Brom do not want to sell the much-sought youngster.

Indeed, stated on their Transfer Centre at 8:15am, Sky Sports report the three reasons as:

"1) Unwilling to sell to a relegation rival

"2) West Brom feel they will receive the same amount or even more money for the player in the summer

"3) Tony Pulis has no chance of getting a replacement in at such late notice."

No.1 will clearly affect Newcastle. The Magpies are only a few points behind West Brom and an in-form Berahino could easily make up that difference.

Numbers 2 and 3 obviously affect Newcastle, Stoke and Tottenham. Indeed, Spurs may feel they can trump rivals financially - although chairman Daniel Levy is clearly unwilling to spend over the odds.

Perhaps Stoke could capitalise on no.3, offering the Baggies someone in return for Berahino - perhaps Peter Crouch, someone Tony Pulis would no doubt love to have.

But an ageing Crouch doesn't quite compare to the in-demand Berahino.

Yet another Deadline Day will be dedicated to the 22-year-old - but will he end it at Stoke, Newcastle, Tottenham or West Brom?

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