Barry moved to West Bromwich Albion from Everton two years ago.

Some West Bromwich Albion fans are urging their side to pay Everton the money required to re-sign Gareth Barry.

A 2017 recruit from Everton, Barry was released by West Brom at the end of last season.

But the 38-year-old midfielder has remained with the club as he recovers from injury, with the Baggies boss Slaven Bilic vowing to offer him a new contract once he has proved his fitness.

As revealed by Bilic on Friday, however, there remains an outstanding issue with Everton, whom the Express and Star reports are due another payment if Barry signs up for a third campaign at the Hawthorns.

And while sections of the West Brom fanbase are seemingly happy to say ‘thanks, but no thanks’, others, such as these below, have a differing view. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Everton would not be entitled to any money were Barry to sign for a club other than West Brom, who led the Championship in Barry’s absence.

The Baggies also have Jake Livermore, Romaine Sawyers, Rekeem Harper and Chris Brunt capable of playing in the former England international’s position.

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