West Bromwich Albion manager Valerien Ismael has been impressed with Matheus Pereira’s attitude in training, despite speculation over his future this summer [Express and Star].
Completing an impressive 2020/21 campaign, the Brazilian was a rare bright-spot for an eventually relegated Baggies side, registering 18 goal contributions from 34 appearances; 12 goals and six assists [Transfermarkt].
Likely to depart the Hawthorns this summer, the West Midlands side are likely to demand around £30 million for his services [Express and Star].
Will Pereira stay at West Brom in 2021/22?
Former Bayern Munich man Ismael has shed some positive light on the situation, after being captivated by his output at the West Bromwich Albion Training Ground.
In a recent interview, the 45-year-old said: “With Pereira – we spoke really openly about the situation.
“I don’t have a problem. We made it simple, you are in or you are out.
“But if you are in, you are 100 per cent.” [Express and Star]
Indicating some common ground between the new head coach and star man Pereira, no wonder loads of West Bromwich Albion diehards took to Twitter to express their delight at the latest news.
West Brom fans react:
Replying to popular Albion fan outlet WBA Report, here is what some Baggies fans had to say about recent developments, with one supporter hailing it as ‘great news’:
“Keep him no matter what.”
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