West Brom boss signs contract extension

West Brom boss signs contract extension

11 Aug 2017, 16:00

West Bromwich Albion manager Tony Pulis has signed a one-year contract extension to keep him at the Hawthorns until 2019.

The Baggies' manager's current deal was due to run until the end of the 2017-18 season, which kicks off on Friday.

Pulis says he is ‘delighted’ to commit to the club following talks with chairman John Williams.

The 59-year-old, who led West Brom to a 10th-place finish in the Premier League last season, was appointed in January 2015.

Pulis wants to better that achievement this term: -I've said all along that we are in a building phase which requires a step-by-step process.

-I think we've seen an improvement all across the club in recent seasons and we must continue that in what is such a tough, tough league. We can never underestimate just how important it is to keep our place in a league that is now the most famous and the most followed in the world, he added.

Ahead of these great news, West Brom host Bournemouth on Saturday in their opening Premier League fixture.

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