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West Brom defender Olsson: McAuley partnership convinced me over new deal

West Bromwich Albion defender Jonas Olsson has hailed the form of Gareth McAuley.

Olsson has revealed his 'connection' with Gareth McAuley played a huge part in him deciding to pen a new four-year Albion deal last week.

Olsson told the WBA website: "I finally feel I've been able to get a good partnership at centre-half.

"I very much enjoy playing with Gareth and I hope our relationship can be a long one. One of the reasons I have re-signed is that I really love playing with him.

"He's a good guy as well and that makes it easier to connect on the pitch.

"It's normal when you play next to each other on the field to talk a lot and be friends. I definitely feel a connection with him."

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