Tony Pulis lands Poland star on a season-long loan as he bids to replace Darren Fletcher
Tony Pulis has beaten a host of big European clubs to get the Poland midfielder on a season-long loan.
Grzegorz Krychowiak was wanted by a host of top clubs but West Brom have won the race for the PSG ace
Polish midfielder Grzegorz Krychowiak will join West Brom on a season-long loan
Leicester were interested in the 27-year-old coming to the King Power Stadium and Chelsea were monitoring his situation as their attempt to sign Danny Drinkwater goes to the wire.
Juventus, Fenerbahce and Lyon also looked at deals to take him when PSG made him available in a short-term deal.
But Pulis managed to negotiate a deal for Krychowiak under the radar as he looks to cover for Darren Fletcher’s departure to Stoke.
Arsene Wenger considered making a move when he needed a new defensive midfielder, but he ended up with Mohamed Elneny.
Krychowiak was recommended by Arsenal scouting reports as an ideal man to plug his problem in defensive midfield and also cover at centre-back.
The 45-cap Polish international brings a wealth of experience to The Hawthorns after spells with Sevilla, Reims and Bordeaux.
Arsenal considered a move for Krychowiak but signed Mohamed Elneny instead
Tony Pulis is also eyeing a move for Arsenal defender Kieran Gibbs
Baggies chief Pulis is also looking to strengthen at the back and is chasing a deal for Arsenmal left-back Kieran Gibbs.
The England international looked set for Watford but talks collapsed with club and player failing to agree on personal terms.
But Pulis faces a fight to keep Jonny Evans as Manchester City and Arsenal circle.
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