Report: Saido Berahino makes big decision about his West Brom future, intentions made clear

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Saido Berahino will reportedly reject any new contract offer from West Bromwich Albion.

According to The Sun, West Bromwich Albion striker Saido Berahino has decided that his future lies away from The Hawthorns, and he will reject any contract offers from the club.

Berahino, 22, has come up through the ranks at West Brom having moved to Birmingham from Burundi at the age of just ten, and has now become a first-team player with the Baggies.

20 goals in all competitions last season thrust Berahino into stardom, and with that comes intense transfer speculation - something Berahino was certainly subjected to last summer.

As reported by Sky Sports, Tottenham failed with four bids for Berahino, with the striker then pledging never to play for West Brom again whilst chairman Jeremy Peace - who blocked his moves to White Hart Lane - was still at the club.

That didn't last long, and Berahino has played 31 games for West Brom this season, scoring seven goals in the process as he looks to rebuild his reputation.

The Guardian recently reported that Berahino is finally set to join Tottenham this summer, but last week, manager Tony Pulis told the Birmingham Mail that he wanted the striker to sign a new contract to stay at West Brom beyond 2017, when his deal expires.

Now though, The Sun report that Berahino will reject any and all contract offers from West Brom, and he will leave on a free transfer in 2017 unless West Brom sell him before then.

That stance is a clear sign that Berahino still wants to leave the club, and it puts West Brom in a difficult position; they must now decide whether to sell Berahino for relatively big money whilst they still can this summer, or keep him for another year and make a desperate attempt to convince him to stay in that time.

Where do you think Berahino will be playing next season?

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