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West Brom boss Pulis dismisses Wales links

Tony Pulis

London, October 12: West Brom manager Tony Pulis has dismissed suggestions he is a leading candidate to replace Chris Coleman as Wales head coach.

Despite guiding Wales on a stunning run to the Euro 2016 semi-finals, Coleman is considering his future with the national team after they failed to qualify for next year's World Cup.

Pulis is reportedly a top target should the 47-year-old decide to leave his post, but the Baggies boss insists he has no interest in leaving The Hawthorns.

"I'm quite happy where I am and I think it's wrong we're even talking about someone who's still in a job," Pulis said at a news conference ahead of Monday's Premier League match against Leicester.

"Chris has done a fantastic job there and he'll be very disappointed at the moment, as the nation are.

"Time is a great healer, we'll see what Chris does in the next couple of months."

However, the pragmatic former Stoke boss would not rule out moving into international management down the line: "Who knows what's going to happen in the future. Let's just get through the Leicester game first."

Nacer Chadli, meanwhile, remained at West Brom despite a pre-season bust-up with Pulis but is yet to feature for the first team this term.

A return is on the horizon, though Chadli is a doubt for the meeting with Leicester, having had treatment on a back issue after his time with Belgium.

"He's got a little bit of stiffness and I think he's gone to some fellow in Germany who he's used before and he's actually been able to loosen it up," Pulis said.

"We won't see Chadli until Saturday morning so when he comes back we'll have a look and assess it. I think he could play but it's just what state he's going to be in.

"It would be lovely to have him in the team, but unfortunately we've not been able to do that."

Source: OPTA

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Story first published: Thursday, October 12, 2017, 16:00 [IST]
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