West Brom boss Clarke not ready to jettison Popov
Clarke insists the Macedonian could earn a permanent move when his loan from Dynamo Kiev ends.
The Baggies chief said: "What Goran did was out of character. But he held his hands up straight away, said he'd made a mistake.
"Every day his attitude is good. But there's an end product that won't be finalised until the summer. He must keep impressing."