Alan Pardew responds when asked if West Brom could sell Jonny Evans

Alan Pardew, Manager of West Bromwich Albion looks on during the Premier League match between West Bromwich Albion and Everton at The Hawthorns on December 26, 2017 in West Bromwich,...

The West Bromwich Albion ace has been linked with a move away from the Hawthorns.

Alan Pardew is seen in the stands prior to the Ladbrokes Scottish Premiership match between Celtic and Rangers at Celtic Park on March 12, 2017 in Glasgow, Scotland.

Baggies boss Alan Pardew addressed the media during his pre-match press conference, ahead of his side's home game against Arsenal today, and admitted that he might have to sell Jonny Evans if he is to bring a striker to the Hawthorns in January, as quoted by the club's official website.

West Brom are currently in a whole world of trouble, and sit rock bottom of the Premier League table, three points adrift of safety, and Pardew has a lot of work to do next month, if he is to guide his team away from danger.

It doesn't bare thinking quite where they would be without Evans.

West Bromwich Albion's Northern Irish defender Jonny Evans (R) defends against Newcastle United's English midfielder Jacob Murphy (L) during the English Premier League football match...

The Northern Ireland international has been superb for the Baggies, since making his £6 million move from Manchester United back in August 2015.

His calming influence on West Brom's back-line has been a feature of their play over the past two years, but Pardew admitted that he might have to sell Evans, in order to fund a spending spree next month, as quoted by the club's official website:

Alan Pardew, Manager of WestBromwich Albion  gives his team instructions during the Premier League match between Liverpool and West Bromwich Albion at Anfield on December 13, 2017 in...

"We are pretty tight financially. I am conscious if there are no funds available I might have to move something around. I have to get goals on the board otherwise you can’t win games. So there is a scenario Jonny Evans might move and for sure I have looked at that."

With the opening of the January transfer window just around the corner, this will certainly be one for Baggies fans to keep a close eye on...

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