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“You know £18m for a youngster who – I wouldn’t say has been in and out of West Brom’s side – but on occasion he was in and out of the side.

“But that money also has to be invested elsewhere, so if you turned around and said it’s gone towards a loan fee of Jesse (Lingard), it’s gone towards Craig Dawson coming in to the football club as well.

“(Vladimir) Coufal coming in – (Tomas) Soucek – (Benrahma too), yep. And the impact these players make as well.

“The financial side of all clubs – and especially the climate we’re in at the moment with no crowds and stuff like that – clubs have got to be very cautious financially.”