Kieran Gibbs v Charlie Taylor: Why West Brom were right to wait



Remember the scramble for Charlie Taylor in the summer?
Then 23, the left-back’s inevitable departure from Leeds United upon the expiry of his contract wasn’t to deny the Yorkshire club a fee of sorts.
Clubs who bring through homegrown players aged 23 or under are of course entitled to compensation, usually via a tribunal.
West Brom, searching for a regular left-back - it’d been a problem position for a number of years - tried to secure a deal to bring Taylor to The Hawthorns.
Relationships at Elland Road, particularly among the Whites fans, were becoming strained as his desire to leave the... read more

 
14 November 2017 in Regional West, Views: 47
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