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Odemwingie defends himself over QPR bid

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Peter Odemwingie has risked further angering West Brom by responding to their accusation that he acted "wholly unprofessionally" over his failed bid to move to QPR by claiming he joined the Baggies in similar circumstances three years ago.

Odemwingie was the centre of a bizarre incident on transfer deadline day after driving to Loftus Road in a bid to force through a move to QPR. However, Albion quickly released a statement saying Odemwingie was there without permission and QPR revealed they had refused him entry to their ground.

Albion chairman Jeremy Peace accused the Nigeria international, who still has 18 months on his contract at The Hawthorns, of acting "wholly unprofessionally". Odemwingie has admitted he was perhaps a "little unprofessional" but defended himself by claiming the circumstances were not so different to when he joined West Brom from Lokomotiv Moscow in 2010.

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