West Brom to offer Berahino new contract

West Bromwich Albion are set to offer striker Saido Berahino a new and improved contract as they look to secure the 21-year-old’s future at the club, the Birmingham Mail has reported.

Berahino broke into the Albion team last season, announcing himself by scoring the winner in a 2-1 victory at Manchester United. He went on to score nine goals in all competitions in 2013-14 and became an integral part of the England U-21 side, but his long-term future at the Hawthorns seemed in doubt by April, when he was involved in a dressing room altercation with a teammate.

However, he has bounced back and scored five Premier League goals already this time around, including braces against Sunderland and Burnley. His recent scoring streak at both club and international level has seen him become a major asset for the Baggies, and as a result they are looking to stave off any potential interest, with Tottenham among those linked.

Originally from Burundi, Berahino signed a contract extension last season and agreed to stay until 2017, but West Brom have recognised the progress he has made since then and are set to offer improved terms on his current £20,000 per week deal.

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