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West Brom boss Di Matteo says beating drop remains lone target

After victory at Arsenal, West Bromwich Albion boss Roberto di Matteo says their sole target is Premiership survival.

Di Matteo has taken to enjoying the odd cigarette or two after winning in the Premier League as he bid to cleanse the club of its yo-yo promotion and relegation image.

"Our pressure this season is to get rid of the yo-yo reputation of the club," said Di Matteo.

"We got promoted last year which was a hell of an achievement but the fact this result was against Arsenal probably ranks high up there in terms of results.

"Usually I smoke one cigarette after a game but after Arsenal it was two. It just gives me four or five minutes to collect my thoughts. Obviously I do not smoke in the stadium as it is not allowed."

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