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West Brom set sights on £3m move for Celtic target Sawyers

Read Sport logo Read Sport 22/07/2019 Charlie Smith
Romaine Sawyers wearing a uniform: Swansea City v Brentford - Sky Bet Championship © Stu Forster/Getty Images Sport Swansea City v Brentford - Sky Bet Championship

West Brom are thought to be extremely interested in signing Celtic target Romaine Sawyers from Brentford.

That’s according to The Telegraph’s John Percy, who claims that the Baggies have set their sights on a £3 million deal for the energetic midfielder and are hoping a move can gather pace in the coming days.

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Celtic themselves are keen on bringing the 27-year-old to Scotland ahead of the new season and had a £2 million bid turned down in recent weeks.

The Saint Kitts and Nevis international was a regular for the Bees last season, which has resulted in numerous sides showing interest, with Leeds United also tracking the box-to-box midfielder.

Sawyers has just 12 months left on his current Brentford deal, so a Griffin Park exit this summer appears to be a real possibility. 

If the midfielder decides to move on, Celtic may well have the edge over the Baggies, however, the Hoops will have to match West Brom’s likely offer. 

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