DONE DEAL! West Brom sign winger Matt Phillips from QPR

West Brom have completed the signing of Matt Phillips from QPR.



The Premier League side have not disclosed the fee paid for the 25-year-old winger but it is understood to be in excess of £5million.

Phillips has penned a four-year contract and is the first signing made by Baggies boss Tony Pulis this summer.

“We’re really pleased to have Matty on board,” said Pulis.

“This is a great chance for him to show everyone he belongs in the top-flight of English football.”

Phillips played 82 times for QPR, scoring 13 goals, after joining the Hoops from Blackpool in 2013 in a £5m deal.

The Scotland international was a virtual ever-present for the Championship side last season but was unable to help them launch a promotion challenge.

He will travel to Austria on Thursday with his new team-mates for a pre-season training camp – a trip which includes a high-profile friendly against French treble-winners Paris St Germain on July 13.

West Brom technical director Nick Hammond added: “I think it’s fair to say Matt has been on the radar for a period of time and we’re very pleased to have finally got his signature.

“He’s a great acquisition because he adds to the versatility within the group. He gives us both wide positions and is also able to play as a central striker. We’re absolutely delighted to welcome Matt to the club.”

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