West Brom outcast Sebastien Pocognoli slams Pulis, shares conversation about why he isn't playing

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Sebastien Pocognoli has slammed West Brom manager Tony Pulis.

West Bromwich Albion defender Sebastien Pocognoli is quoted by The Sun as saying that he may have to leave the club due to Tony Pulis.

Pocognoli, 28, joined West Brom in the summer of 2014, having been featuring on a fairly regular basis for Hannover in the German Bundesliga.

Seen as the solution to West Brom's left back problems, the former Standard Liege man arrived with 13 Belgium caps to his name, so fans were optimistic about his potential impact.

However, Pocognoli's dream move to the Premier League has turned into a nightmare, as he played just 13 times last season, and has made just four appearances this season.

Even in light of West Brom's injuries in defence, it's clear that Pocognoli doesn't figure into Tony Pulis' plans, and recent reports from the Express and Star suggested that local rivals Wolverhampton Wanderers wanted to sign Pocognoli.

Now, the left back has told The Sun that he feels Pulis has 'deprived him' of the chance to play on a regular basis, because he loves to play centre backs at full back.

Pocognoli also revealed the details of a conversation with Pulis, where the Baggies boss said that Pocgonoli was too attack-minded to play for West Brom - and now he acknowledges that he may have to leave the club to save his career.

"Tony Pulis has deprived me of the chance to do my job," said Pocognoli. "Pulis wants safety above all else. He has another pet subject and that is picking big central defenders to play as full-backs. He told me that I am too attack-minded for his style of play. I remain convinced I will get another chance at West Brom. But at some point I’ll have to admit it’s all over," he added.

Should Pocognoli be given more of a chance by Pulis?

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