According to recent reports, West Bromwich Albion fans may soon receive significant off-field developments. The club is currently grappling with financial challenges at the Hawthorns, but there is emerging information about their future that isn’t bound by non-disclosure agreements (NDAs).
West Brom manager Carlos Corberan recently discussed the injury of loanee Jeremy Sarmiento and his efforts to ensure the young winger’s fitness upon his return to the first team. Corberan emphasized the need for meticulous training management, acknowledging the risk of Sarmiento’s injury after the Millwall game.
In another report related to West Brom midfielder John Swift, it was disclosed that the 28-year-old instructed his agents to prevent a late summer transfer window exit from the Hawthorns, despite late interest from Coventry City. Swift expressed his desire to stay, especially as the transfer interest came very late in the window.
West Brom’s upcoming match is against Plymouth Argyle in the English second tier, and despite ongoing off-field issues at the club, they aim to secure a playoff spot.
There is also significant news regarding West Brom’s potential takeover. Managing director Mark Miles provided important insights during The Albion Assembly, indicating that processes related to new investment or a full sale of the club are expected to be finalized before the next summer. He mentioned the presence of non-disclosure agreements limiting the information that can be shared regarding the investment/sale discussions but expressed optimism that the process will conclude by the end of the season.
Columnist Dr. Dan Plumley shared his perspective on the potential takeover timeline, suggesting that while there is an urgent need for a resolution, it is unlikely to be completed by the end of the year, with a more realistic timeline possibly extending into 2024.
Despite the ongoing uncertainties, West Brom continues to perform well on the field, and fans are hopeful for a swift resolution to the club’s off-field issues.