The Lowdown: West Bromwich Albion look to bolster ahead of transfer window closure
Seeking promotion at the first attempt in 2021/22, newly crowned West Brom manager Valerien Ismael will be desperate to bring in personnel capable of out-gunning divisional rivals to ensure a swift return to Premier League football this campaign.
Making inroads in the transfer market well ahead of time, the Baggies have made three summer signings in the form of Alex Mowatt, Adam Reach and Matthew Clarke [Transfermarkt].
Now, the Midlands outfit look to be progressing in another pursuit, with a possible alternative to alleged target Andre Gray emerging.
Would Cassiera be a good signing for West Brom?
The Latest: Baggies reported to be in talks with Cassierra
Turning their attentions to the Portuguese top-flight, the Baggies are said to have entered discussions to sign former Ajax striker Cassierra [Mais Futbol via Football League World].
He is out of contract in less than 12 months-time, which could conceivably make him an affordable option for West Bromwich Albion.
The Verdict: Cassierra would be an exciting signing for West Bromwich Albion
Keen to strengthen their attacking firepower, Cassierra would represent an exciting piece of business for the Hawthorns faithful.
Clinical in-front of goal, the 6 foot 1 ace would be capable of effectively complementing Karlan Grant, Callum Robinson and Kenneth Zohore in attack.
In 2020/21, the Colombian registered 12 goal contributions in 36 appearances; 11 goals and one assist [Transfermarkt].
Moreover, Cassierra’s rate of 1.3 shots per game across the year made him a constant menace to opposition backlines [WhoScored].
In a pivotal campaign for everyone connected with West Brom, having one extra player capable of sticking the ball in the back of the net can only be a good thing.
In other news, West Bromwich Albion are keen on a Jamaican international.
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