The Algeria defender signed for the UEFA Cup finalists in a £2.5million deal last Wednesday having at one stage looked certain to join the Baggies from Charlton.
Bougherra, 25, claimed that a major reason for his decision to shun West Brom was Peace´s failure to be present at the training ground at a crucial stage of negotiations. But Peace said: "It is a nonsense for anyone to suggest a transfer cannot be processed simply because I am not in attendance."
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