“Push the limits” – Carlton Palmer makes West Brom transfer claim as deadline edges closer | OneFootball

“Push the limits” – Carlton Palmer makes West Brom transfer claim as deadline edges closer

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West Bromwich Albion have had an impressive summer transfer window to this point, headlined by the additions of Jed Wallace and John Swift on free transfers.

The Baggies hugely underwhelmed last season and will want to remove as much of the risk as possible, that they fall below expectations again before the transfer window reaches its conclusion.

The club still have a couple of years remaining where they will be in receipt of parachute payments, and that could see them make some eye-catching moves in the final few weeks of the window.

The Baggies have impressed in draws against Middlesbrough and Watford in their opening two Championship fixtures, but a prolonged wait for a victory will not go down well in the Black Country.

The squad does look in a good position to compete towards the top end of the second tier, but there is a tendency to add some finishing touches and react to divisional rivals in the final weeks of the window.

When asked if there are any other areas that the Baggies need to strengthen, Carlton Palmer said: “Steve (Bruce) said that he hasn’t finished his business, he would like to bring in a couple more players.

“Upfront I think he’s short of a striker, they’re nursing Daryl Dike back to fitness, I think Steve would like to bring in another couple of players, and a striker is one of those on his list.

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“As a manager you’ll always push the barriers, push the limits, to get the best squad and the best players that you can, to give you the best chance of being successful.

“So, Steve’s no different, he’d like to bring in another couple of players for sure.”

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