West Brom could lose Kyle Bartley this summer with Crystal Palace and Newcastle United considering a £3m move for the defender.
The 30-year-old has featured regularly for Albion since joining in 2018, with the centre-back starring as Albion won promotion to the Premier League, although he did feature 30 times as they were relegated last time out.
Despite that, Bartley’s performances appear to have impressed, with the Telegraph claiming that the Magpies and the Eagles are weighing up a swoop for the ex-Swansea man.
With the player entering the final year of his contract, the update states that a fee in the region of £3m could be enough to secure the transfer.
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However, whilst some fans may understand the logic of Bartley departing because he may not fit Valerien Ismael’s style, others feel the fee is far too low and that the defender is still an important player.
Here we look at some of the reaction to the news from Twitter…
If Bartley goes I’m going 🤣
— sam rowbottom (@SamRowbottom3) July 8, 2021
no, we need him
— TB (@tomwba1309) July 8, 2021
He’s our best centre back
— Jon Wilkes (@jwilkes90) July 8, 2021
Hes worth more than £3 million to us. Should be made captain.
— Visionary (@stylisedvision) July 8, 2021
Not an ismael player , but should just offer him a new contract
— •bâž• (@ftblchaz) July 8, 2021
£3m peanuts for a player who can Marshall a back like at this level and wouldn’t look out of place for a year in the top flight.
£5-6m yes, but with Pereira and SJ money, it’s not a risk worth taking IMO
— Alex Skidmore (@Alexpskidmore) July 8, 2021
He deserves a new contract. Tried and tested in the EFL and played decent in the premier league despite making a few mistake. A big voice in the dressing room also. He will be an asset this season
— Nicola (@nic_smethwick) July 8, 2021