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West Brom lose interest in Liverpool’s Sakho

The Baggies had been considering a bid for the Reds defender

West Brom are no longer interested in signing Mamadou Sakho, according to reports today.

The Baggies had been contemplating a bid for the defender in January and had even gone so far as to watch him play for Liverpool’s Under-23 side to see if they should sign him.

Despite continually being linked with a bid, the reports today are claiming that any potential deal is off and that West Brom no longer have an interest in bringing Sakho to the club.

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The Frenchman is not currently in any of Liverpool’s plans and there are no signs that he will be called back to the first-team at Anfield any time soon.

Last featured in April

He is surplus to requirements after being sent home early from the club’s pre-season tour, so much so that he has been training with the Reds’ Under-23 side since then.

In fact, the last time he featured for Liverpool was all the way back in April and he is yet to get even a minute of action for Jurgen Klopp’s side this campaign.

Liverpool are wanting to get rid of him, while the player himself would understandably like a move away and West Brom were seen as a potential way out for the 26-year old.

However, with the Baggies withdrawing their interest, it looks like the wait will go on for a new club for Sakho.