Meanwhile, Joost Volmer has thanked Albion manager Gary Megson for allowing
him to "live his English dream".
The 30-year-old Dutch centre-back has returned to his homeland to sign a
12-month deal with Den Bosch, after being released by Albion at the end of
Despite only making 18 appearances, Volmer bears no hard feelings towards
the club, insisting his Albion spell had helped him fulfil a life-long
"All I ever wanted to do from a very early age was to play in England," said
the ex-AZ Alkmaar star,
"I loved my spell with the club - I really got to live the dream and I'm
very grateful for the club giving me that chance.
"I just hope West Bromwich can survive in the Premier League and build on
Nice to hear that Joost bears no grudges about being released. I thought he was a decent player, but did get out of position on several occasions last season.