No return for Albion ace
West Bromwich Albion,
Steve Clarke has decided against handing Paul Scharner a new contract at West Brom despite Keith Andrews' move to Bolton.
The new Baggies boss has been aware of several issues regarding players approaching the end of their contracts on June 30 since he took over from Roy Hodgson at the Hawthorns. And, while the club have maintained that the door was still open for both Scharner and Andrews to be kept on, it now looks like neither will be staying put as West Brom go into their third successive Premier League campaign. Andrews has agreed to join relegated Bolton where he will hope to help Owen Coyle's men make an immediate return to the top flight, while Austrian international, Scharner, has yet to agree terms with another club. But it is being reported that Clarke has no plans to keep the former Wigan man, who spent two seasons with Albion after joining on a Bosman free transfer in 2010. Therefore, Clarke is set to be busy in the transfer market as he will have several gaps in the midfield department to fill between now and the new season in mid-August. Meanwhile, the Baggies have scotched reports Portsmouth manager and the former Albion assistant boss Michael Appleton is looking to sign goalkeeper Luke Daniels on loan. But it is thought Championship side Bristol City, managed by former Baggies ace Derek McInnes, are attempting to wrap up a deal for Boaz Myhill, who spent last term on loan at Birmingham.