West Brom in advanced talks for Rochdale defender Dawson

Rochdale defender Craig Dawson is set to clinch a return to the Premier League.

Rochdale defender Craig Dawson is set to clinch a return to the Premier League.

The Daily Mail says West Bromwich Albion are close to signing Rochdale defender Dawson - and will send him back there on loan.

Dawson, 20, was named League Two player of the year last season and came through the system at Manchester City.

Middlesbrough were also interested but Albion should finalise a deal on Tuesday.

 
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