Mowbray confident midfielder Dorrans will sign a new deal at West Brom

08 May 2009 10:01
West Brom midfielder Graham Dorrans is set to sign a new contract with the midlands club - less than a year after making the switch from Livingston.

Baggies boss Tony Mowbray is optimistic Dorrans will put pen to paper after being impressed by the Scottish Under-21 international.

He has been a regular member of Albion's squad during the second half of the current campaign and made two Barclays Premier League starts.

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Mowbray said: 'Hopefully we will be agreeing a new deal with Grahamvery shortly. I would suggest that is imminent. It is great credit tothe boy that he has earned a new contract.

'This year he has taken huge strides and broken into the team and he warrantsthe contract that has been offered to him which he is more than happy to sign.

'Hopefully if it is the start of his journey with Albion and it willbe a long and successful one. He is showing he has the potential to bea decent footballer.'

Dorrans spent five years at Livingston, scoring 20 goals in 91appearances, before agreeing to join Albion last summer in a £100,000deal which could eventually rise to £150,000.

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Source: Daily_Mail