Kyle Edwards Contract Extension Activated by West Bromwich Albion

Kyle Edwards

West Bromwich Albion have activated the one-year option which will extend Kyle Edwards’ contract until the end of next season. The 22-year-old has made 28 appearances in all competitions this season, netting twice and providing three assists.

Kyle Edwards Contract Extension 

Career so Far

Edwards’ previous deal was due to expire at the end of the 2019/20 campaign. The 22-year-old winger is a West Brom academy graduate and is enjoying his breakout season under boss Slaven Bilić.

He made his debut for the club last season and has gone on to make 39 first-team appearances in total. Although the majority of his appearances have come from the bench, the winger has impressed with his energetic play on the flanks.

West Brom were in talks with Edwards about a new and improved deal before the Covid-19 outbreak. Technical Director Luke Dowling says that those discussions would resume when football gets to grips with its current situation.

“We were in advanced discussions with Kyle and his representative when the pandemic brought everything to a halt,” said Dowling in a statement on the club website.

“Those discussions will resume at a suitable point but it made sense in the meantime to activate the option that keeps Kyle with us until the end of the following season.”

Albion have also reportedly completed the formalities to ensure loanees Grady Diangana and Callum Robinson remain at the club if the season is extended beyond June 30. Additionally, they are confident they will strike the same agreement with Benfica for Filip Krovinović in the coming days.

The Baggies sat in second place in the Championship before the season was halted. They are six points ahead of Fulham in third place in the race for automatic promotion.

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