However, Bilic is not keen on the idea of signing Hugill and that is a smart decision from the Baggies’ boss.
Hugill does have his merits as a Championship striker, and he has proved effective in the second tier before.
However, West Brom are going for promotion and Hugill would be a significant downgrade on what has come before him at the Hawthorns.
Albion had Dwight Gayle and Jay Rodriguez up top last term, and Hugill simply isn’t of the same quality as either of the pair.
The target-man’s strength lies in his aerial ability, but he has only ever scored more than 10 goals in a Championship season once in his entire career.
And Bilic has made the right call by rejecting an offer to sign Hugill, as Albion are going to need better if they are to earn promotion.
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