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West Brom tie teenage starlet Roofe down to new deal

West Bromwich Albion have rewarded midfielder Kemar Roofe with his first professional contract with the club. The 18-year-old attacking midfielder has signed an initial 18-month contract with an option to extend the deal.

He told Skysports.com: "I'm delighted to have it signed. I've been here since I started playing football and it's the place I know I will benefit from further.

"It's a great set up and the staff are fully supportive of everyone at the club.

"I know I benefitted a lot as well from a loan in Iceland that the club set up for me pre-season and I now need to work hard to keep progressing."

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