EXCLUSIVE: Striker snubs West Brom move; wants Southampton stay
Charlie Austin has told Southampton he does not want to leave the club this summer after shunning a move to West Brom, we can reveal.
West Brom made a move for Austin after they agreed terms on Jay Rodriguez’s return to former club Burnley.
However, after agreeing a deal with Saints –Austin threw a major spanner in the works by confirming he was in no mood to accept a move to the Hawthorns.
The 30-year-old has 12-months left on his current deal at St Mary’s and may look to run down his deal and earn a bumper pay-day next summer.
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