Baggies agree Mattock fee

06 August 2009 08:56
// A bit of a hack but it works// The article snippet is wrapped onto a second line, even when #article-sub is emptyif( $("div#article-sub").children().length == 0 ) {$("div#article-sub").remove();} understands West Brom have agreed a deal with Leicester for Joe Mattock.

As revealed by West Brom launched a bid for Mattock as they look to bring the highly-rated defender to the Hawthorns.

The two clubs were struggling to agree a fee for Mattock forcing the full-back to hand in a transfer request in a bid to secure a move.

However, understands a deal has now struck between both clubs to see Mattock make the switch to West Brom.

Mattock has now been given permission to hold talks and undergo a medical at West Brom.

Foxes boss Nigel Pearson confirmed he expects Mattock to seal the move soon.

"It is a situation that has been driven by him," Pearson said of the transfer request.

"In terms of confirming where he goes and for how much, I can't do that, but I'd expect it to be resolved shortly."

Source: SKY_Sports