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Tuesday 12 December 2017

New Baggies boss to decide Andrews future

Daniel McDonnell

Daniel McDonnell

KEITH ANDREWS looks like having to wait until the appointment of a new West Brom manager before learning if he has a future with the Baggies.

The Dubliner impressed under Roy Hodgson in his six-month stint at the Hawthorns. He signed a short-term deal with a view to securing a longer arrangement, but the abrupt departure of Hodgson has left the Irish international in limbo.

West Brom have showed a willingness to keep Andrews. They released other out-of-contract players yesterday, but indicated they want to have talks with Andrews and Paul Scharner.

They also exercised an option to keep Andrews' Irish team-mate Simon Cox for another year.

Cox was frustrated with his lack of opportunities last season and indicated he viewed the Euros as a chance to put himself in the shop window. Swansea are on his trail and keen to open talks.

However, the change in management could improve his outlook at West Brom.

Irish Independent

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