Date: 12th August 2015 at 4:29pm
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New record signing Saloman Rondon has said his price tag will just spur him on to perform even better for West Brom once he finds his feet.

The 25 year old was speaking to the Birmingham Mail following his unveiling at the game on Monday against Manchester City after his in the region of £12million transfer from Zenit St Petersburg.

He’s come in on a four year deal after scoring 20 goals for them last season in 37 games, and their manager Andre Villas-Boas wasn’t happy about letting him go as Vladimir Putin apparently introduced a squad cap that meant they had to sell him on.

‘Obviously there is pressure because you`re aware that the club has made a big effort to bring me here. As a player that motivates me. I like it and it is a challenge. I come with a desire to do well and help the team in any way I can. I am very happy to be here. This is a new opportunity in my career. I can`t wait to be with the other players and to play. I know this is a historic club in England and this is a winning team.’

Rondon went on to say it wasn’t just the fee that makes him feel wanted at the club, head coach Tony Pulis was directly in contact with him to help ease the decision over the line.

‘The club showed a lot of interest in me. This is important for a player, to know that the manager is counting on me and there are expectations of me. He did everything possible so that I am here. That leaves me calm and happy because I come with the aim to do things well and play with the aim of achieving the club`s objectives.’

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