West Brom boss to dip into mortgage market after Okay Yokuslu seize

West Brom boss to dip into mortgage market after Okay Yokuslu seize
West Brom boss to dip into mortgage market after Okay Yokuslu seize
Steve Bruce (Picture by Adam Fradgley/West Bromwich Albion FC by way of Getty Photos).

The Baggies are in superior talks to re-sign the Turkish worldwide who impressed at The Hawthorns whereas on mortgage from Celta Vigo in 2021.

Now a free agent after leaving the Spanish aspect, Yokuslu is predicted to finish his return to the membership within the coming days.

Requested how shut Albion are to sealing a deal for the 28-year-old, Bruce mentioned: “We’re nonetheless making an attempt our greatest.

“We’re nonetheless hopeful in any other case I would not have gone public with it.

“However the place it sits, we’ll simply need to be affected person for slightly bit longer.”

Requested if there are every other additions within the pipeline, the boss added: “My job is to by no means be completed and to maintain knocking on the door to enhance the standard.

“I imagine the massive ones, the true massive golf equipment of our nation are all on tour.

“They’re all taking their younger ones (who’re more likely to be obtainable for mortgage) with them so I nonetheless suppose there’s a bit of labor to be accomplished in these areas so we’ll see.”

In the meantime, Bruce confirmed Grady Diangana will go for a scan this morning after twisting his ankle throughout Albion’s 1-1 draw at Crewe on Saturday.

The winger has impressed in Albion’s 4 pre-season outings to date.

Diangana was pressured to come back off at half-time throughout the pleasant in opposition to Crewe on Saturday – though Bruce is assured the damage is not too critical.

“He has twisted his ankle, sadly,” the boss mentioned.

“We do not suppose it is something too extreme. However we’ll see.

“We’ll have to attend till the scan on Monday morning.”

Bruce additionally confirmed Callum Robinson missed the sport at Crewe after selecting up a lifeless leg within the recreation at Northampton final Wednesday.

The Republic of Eire worldwide has been linked with a transfer to Preston North Finish.

“Callum missed out altogether with the knock he picked up in opposition to Northampton,” Bruce confirmed.

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