After missing out on trio, will West Brom regret Allan Nyom decision?

Darren Moore the head coach

Championship outfit West Bromwich Albion reportedly wanted right-backs from Rangers, Yeovil Town and Chelsea but failed to sign any of them.

Darren Moore the head coach

West Bromwich Albion have tried and, so far, failed to sign a new right-back all summer long.

They had agreed a deal with Yeovil Town’s Tom James, only for the deal to fall apart due to a disagreement over personal terms, according to the Birmingham Mail.

They also saw a £3 million bid rejected by Rangers for their influential captain James Tavernier, as reported by TEAMtalk, while Chelsea youngster Ola Aina snubbed the Championship for a move to Italy and Torino.

So it doesn’t make a whole lot of sense that West Brom have now decided to sell Allan Nyom.

The Cameroon defender was hardly a fans’ favourite at the Hawthorns and was heavily criticised for an error-strewn display in the 4-3 win at Norwich City last week. But Nyom was still West Brom’s first choice right back and his loan move to La Liga outfit Leganes leaves Darren Moore a little short of options.

Allan Nyom of West Bromwich Albion prepares to take a throw-in during the Sky Bet Championship match between West Bromwich Albion and Bolton Wanderers at The Hawthorns on August 4, 2018 in...

Yes, Craig Dawson and Tosin Adarabioyo can play at right-back but they are both centre-halves by trade and the last thing Moore wants is to force square pegs into round holes.

And there is now a great deal of pressure on West Brom to get a right-back through the door before the end of August. Otherwise, they could quickly rue letting Nyom leave, mistakes or no mistakes.

Allan-Romeo Nyom of West Bromwich Albion during the Premier League match between West Bromwich Albion and Stoke City at The Hawthorns on August 27, 2017 in West Bromwich, England.

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