Portsmouth have dismissed reports claiming Liam Lawrence could be snapped up by West Brom in January.
The winger is currently on an emergency loan deal from Stoke after his proposed permanent switch was not registered in time on transfer deadline day. It has been suggested the Baggies could take advantage of that situation and offer Lawrence, 29, a quick return to the top flight.
But Pompey chief executive David Lampitt told the News: "Liam will be signing for us in January permanently - I can reassure the fans of that."
He added: "He's our player, he's been first class - and long may that continue."
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