Simpson heads for the Hawthorns

Published Add your comment

Football News

West Brom are set to sign Arsenal youngster Jay Simpson on loan in the January transfer window.

Simpson is highly regarded highly enough by Gunners boss Arsene Wenger to have been offered a new two-and-a-half-year deal but the club have decided to send him out on loan to gain first-team experience.

"I feel as if I am called upon I could answer some questions but I want to be playing as well so it is a good chance to go out and get some games," Simpson told Ian Wright and Adrian Durham's Bowtime on talkSPORT.

Simpson is yet to feature in the Premier League for Arsenal but played in this year's Carling Cup campaign and had a spell on loan with Millwall last season.

Manager Tony Mowbray hopes the 20-year-old striker can add firepower as he looks to pull his side off the bottom of the Barclays Premier League.

Simpson added: "Obviously if I am playing regularly I am only going to improve.

"They [West Brom] play good football and if I get chances to score I intend to take them.

"I have always wanted to play in the Premier League, it has always been one of my goals.

"I am just going to go there and try my hardest and try to score as many goals as I can."

Simpson would bolster an attack which has lost the services of Ishmael Miller for the rest of the season due to a cruciate ligament injury.

Copyright (c) PA Sport 2008, All Rights Reserved.

Do YOU want to write for GiveMeSport? Get started today by signing-up and submitting an article HERE:

West Bromwich Albion
Jay Simpson
Premier League
Ishmael Miller
Ian Wright

Article Comments

Read more

Report author of article

Please let us know if you believe this article is in violation of our editorial policy, please only report articles for one of the following reasons.

Report author


This article has been written by a member of the GiveMeSport Writing Academy and does not represent the views of or SportsNewMedia. The views and opinions expressed are solely that of the author credited at the top of this article. and SportsNewMedia do not take any responsibility for the content of its contributors.

Want more content like this?

Like our GiveMeSport Facebook Page and you will get this directly to you.

Already Subscribed to Facebook, don't ask me again

Follow GiveMeSport on Twitter and you will get this directly to you.

Already Following, don't ask me again

Like our GiveMeSport Page and you will get this directly to you.

Already Subscribed to G+, don't ask me again