The Premier League is investigating the transfer of Robert Snodgrass from West Ham to West Brom after Baggies boss Sam Allardyce suggested it was agreed the midfielder would not face his former club when they met.
Before the match at the London Stadium on Tuesday night, which West Ham won 2-1, Allardyce discussed the Scot’s omission from his squad.
Robert Snodgrass was dropped from the West Brom squad for their 2-1 loss at West Ham on Tuesday.
Sam Allardyce suggested omission was due to “agreement” between clubs ahead of midfielder’s permanent move in January; Premier League investigating possible breach of regulations
Sam Allardyce and David Moyes were asked about the agreement between West Brom and West Ham that Robert Snodgrass would not feature when they faced each other
“That was an agreement between the clubs that this game he would not be allowed to play,” “We could only get the deal done with that agreement.
After the game, which West Ham won 2-1 thanks to goals from Jarrod Bowen and Michail Antonio, Allardyce said the matter lies with the Premier League to decide what action needs to be taken, if any.
Snodgrass moved to The Hawthorns on an 18-month contract for an undisclosed fee earlier in January, becoming Allardyce’s first signing of his spell in charge