Loftus Road Stadium

Next Game

QPR v W Brom

Saturday, 20 December 2014, 15:00

Barclays Prem

The Hawthorns

Last Game

W Brom 1 - 0 A Villa

Saturday, 13 December 2014, 15:00

Barclays Prem

West Brom target loan deals

West Brom will aim to sign two Premier League players on loan ahead of next season, says chairman Jeremy Peace.

Last Updated: 24/06/13 at 17:01 Post Comment

Romelu Lukaku: Top scorer for West Brom last season after Chelsea loan move

Romelu Lukaku: Top scorer for West Brom last season after Chelsea loan move

Albion have had success in the loan market in recent years, borrowing last season's top scorer Romelu Lukaku from Chelsea and taking goalkeeper Ben Foster on loan from Birmingham 12 months before he signed permanently.

And chairman Jeremy Peace is keen to go down the same road this summer.

He told the club website: "Being creative in the transfer market is always a good thing. We'll try to be creative on deals and think outside the box. It's about making our resources go a lot further.

"For example, Ben Foster was a good transfer. We loaned him from Birmingham City and, having worked with him for a year, signed him permanently on terms which we believed were attractive to us.

"The one thing we are going to try to do this year, if we possibly can, is take two Premier League loans."

Lukaku has now returned to Chelsea, and strengthening the forward line is a priority for the club's sporting and technical director Richard Garlick.

He said: "We're looking for certain types of player to fit in and work within our style. For example, there are plenty of strikers and wingers out there who we could take but they won't all fit our style of play.

"We know the system we've got and have been working hard to identify which players we want to bring in.

"We've done a lot of groundwork for this transfer window and we're certainly not panicking because we haven't brought in any signings at this early stage. June is traditionally a quiet month in terms of transfer movement.

"But we're well prepared for the summer ahead in terms of player recruitment and have lots of plates spinning."

Related News

Most Commented

Readers' Comments

C

heck Opta stats.... Sterling is already better than Alexis on pace and creativity and when he can match him physically he will be ten times the player Sanchez ever was or will be!!

hoggylfc
Rodgers: Sterling can be striker

I

expect Pulis to have a nice Christmas dinner with his family- probably all sitting around the table wearing Christmas themed baseball caps, before he gets the call. Realistically he could end up at any number of clubs, it'll be interesting to see which club folds first.

mark.m
For Foxes' Sake, Call The Pulis...

A

s a Liverpool fan, I personally hate Palace. My pick would probably be Arsenal, which is funny because it seems the vast majority of their own fans don't even like them right now.

mark.m
Who Has Got The Likeability Factor?

Footer 365

Premier League: Mario Balotelli handed one-match ban for social media post

Liverpool striker Mario Balotelli has been given a one-match ban by the FA after his controversial post on social media.

Premier League: Agent confirms Hatem Ben Arfa is poised for a January transfer

Hatem Ben Arfa is set for a January move after finding himself unwanted at Newcastle and Hull, his agent has confirmed.

Liverpool: Kolo Toure says Adam Lallana is player of season

Kolo Toure has named Adam Lallana as Liverpool's player of the season despite Raheem Sterling's eye-catching form.

Mail Box

Gonna Party Like It's Your Birthday...

There are an awful lot of folk claiming to share their birthdays with Lionel Messi or Ronaldo, while we have an Arsenal fan who doesn't want to be liked and more...

Manager Of The Month, My A***...

We have a Newcastle fan having a pop at his manager, some mild reaction to last night at Bournemouth, a justication of that Falcao cost and why the Neviller rules...

© 2014 British Sky Broadcasting Ltd. All Rights Reserved A Sky Sports Digital Media property