West Bromwich Albion caretaker boss Keith Downing insists they're not pushing Shane Long out of the exit door.

Long is a top target for Hull City.

Downing said: "I think we have to control the controllables.

"For him it's about being fit, playing games and when the new regime takes over it'll be for them to decide what happens.

"I've always stated that Shane Long is a big part of the football club and whoever the new manager is, I will say that to him, too."

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