Date: 30th August 2018 at 9:00am
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It has been reported that West Bromwich Albion have rejected an offer out of hand for Nacer Chadli from Turkish side Besiktas.

Following our relegation from the Premier League, Chadli was believed to have a relegation release clause in his deal (circa £17m from memory of previous coverage) and his wages have been reportedly cut to only £40,000 a week.

The 29-year-old Belgian international probably expected there to be more interest in him following his six appearances out at last summer’s World Cup in Russia, but so far very little of note has happened and according to the Telegraph West Brom are only interested in a permanent deal up front with the European window remaining open until Friday and that was the basis that their recent offer was rejected by chief executive Mark Jenkins as they wanted a loan to buy arrangement.

Loan to buy seems all that Turkish sides do given speculation this summer!

He is of course yet to feature for head coach Darren Moore this year, so getting rid of him is best for everyone and I fail to see why we don’t accept a guaranteed buy clause? It’s better than being stuck with him for longer unless it’s about the payment schedule, and not the clause itself?