Long-term Tottenham target rejects new contract offer; still intends to leave current club

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Saido Berahino has reportedly rejected the offer of a new contract with West Bromwich Albion and still intends to leave the club this summer.

Sky Sports understands that the Baggies made a £55,000-per-week, four-year proposal to the unsettled striker, who will be a free agent at the end of the upcoming season.

Berahino has been trying to force his way out of The Hawthorns since last summer, when he submitted a transfer request amid interest from Tottenham Hotspur, according to The Guardian.

Spurs seem to have turned their attention to other options – AZ Alkmaar forward Vincent Janssen is in England today to undergo a medical with the Lilywhites [Standard Sport].

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But Berahino may still be on their radar after Belgian international Michy Batshuayi, said to be a Spurs target by the Daily Mail, made the move to London rivals Chelsea last week.

The Telegraph reports that Watford and Stoke City are now more likely destinations for Berahino, who is valued at around £20m by the Baggies despite his poor 2015-16 campaign.

Berahino only managed four goals in 17 league starts last term as off-field speculation hampered the form which saw him bag 14 times the previous year, to first put himself in the shop window.

He will hope to rediscover his scoring boots this season, but what is clear is that the England U21 international has no intention of doing that in a West Brom shirt.

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