UPDATE ON EARLIER STORY: CHARLIE AUSTIN REPORTEDLY IN TALKS WITH WBA
Southampton striker Charlie Austin looks set to be joining up with West Bromwich Albion on transfer deadline day.
According to Mark McAdam at Sky Sports, Austin has passed his medical and has agreed terms with the Baggies.
The transfer fee is reportedly worth around £4m, seeing Saints recoup what they paid QPR for him in 2016.
McAdam says Austin’s contract will be a two-year deal with the option of another year.
Sky Sources:— Mark McAdam (@markmcadamtv) August 8, 2019
CHARLIE AUSTIN passes medical and agrees a deal to join West Brom from Southampton.
Fee believed to be around £4 million.
2 year deal with a one year option.#SaintsFC #wba
This move would mark a comedown for Austin, who reportedly rejected a move to West Brom in July.
West Brom are struggling for firepower after selling Salomon Rondon and Jay Rodriguez this summer.