London: West Brom has rejected a transfer request from striker Saido Berahino amid continued interest from Tottenham.

Saido Berahino
Saido Berahino

The England Under-21 international is a target for the White Hart Lane club, with West Brom having already confirmed it had turned down an offer for Berahino from Spurs.

And West Brom released a further statement on Monday, explaining: "West Bromwich Albion have received a written transfer request from Saido Berahino.

"The request has been rejected and the club's position remains unchanged from that outlined in the statement from chairman Jeremy Peace of August 18."