Round-up: West Brom bring in pair, Birmingham City set sights on striker signing

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Latest West Brom and Birmingham City news on Thursday

West Brom have a new boss at the helm in Carlos Corberan and will be hoping he can guide them up the league table. His first game is this weekend against Sheffield United at home.

Birmingham City return to the action this Friday against QPR at St Andrew’s. Here is a look at the latest news regarding both clubs...

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West Brom

West Brom have brought in Jorge Alarcón and Jaime Monroy to form their backroom staff under their new boss, as announced on their official club website. The pair have both worked under the Spaniard before and have made the move to the Midlands with him now.

Liam Rosenior, who was linked with the Baggies as they hunted for Steve Bruce’s replacement, is now reported to be on Hull City’s radar. The full-back spent part of his playing career with the Tigers and they are keen to bring him back to the MKM Stadium now, as reported by reporter Alan Nixon on Patreon.

Birmingham City

Birmingham are apparently keen on bringing back striker Lyle Taylor from Nottingham Forest, according to a report by Football League World. The Monserrat international has slipped down the pecking order at the City Ground and could move on in January.

Blues ace Tahith Chong is hoping to add more goals and assists to his game and has said, as per Birmingham Live: “I think for the target has been trying to add more to the stats in terms of goals and assists. I am working hard on that. I have been really enjoying it and it’s so much easier to play your football when you are enjoying it.

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“I am due one, it’s weird because I feel like every time I am getting into the good positions. At Blackburn there was a bit of luck I am looking for, hitting the post, or a defender blocking last minute, I have had two to or three of those.”

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