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West Brom News: Bilic turns down approach; McInnes commits to Aberdeen

Sacked West Ham boss Slaven Bilic has turned down the chance to interview for the West Brom job.

The Sun says he has turned down an approach to speak to West Brom about the vacant job at The Hawthorns.

Baggies owner Guochuan Lai was interested in talking to the ex-West Ham boss after axing Tony Pulis this week.

But the Croatian, currently spending time with his family after leaving the Hammers at the beginning of the month, has indicated to The Baggies it is too early for him to return to football.

The 49-year-old ideally would like a proper break until the New Year.

Meanwhile, another contender Derek McInnes is fully committed to Aberdeen.

Dons chairman Stewart Milne told Red TV: "He knows he's loved.

"He knows he's respected by everyone at the club, by the fans out there. It's a big, big part of Derek's life. He firmly believes he has unfinished business here."

"He has always said to me he doesn't want to leave this club with just one trophy in the boardroom," added Milne.

"It's great news for everyone that he is committed. He just wants to get on in doing the job.

"He's spent a lot of time, effort and money, I would add, over the summer rebuilding the team.

"Since then, he's re-signed a number of players to extend their contracts - some of the senior players, some of the younger players."

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