West Brom boss Di Matteo backing Reid Ireland retirement

West Bromwich Albion boss Roberto di Matteo has backed Steven Reid's decision to retire from the Republic of Ireland setup.

West Bromwich Albion boss Roberto di Matteo has backed Steven Reid's decision to retire from the Republic of Ireland setup.

Di Matteo reckons Reid has made a 'wise' decision by retiring from international duty.

"Reidy knows he has to look out for his body," said the former Italian international. "The amount of games he's going to play means that by doing this it might extend his career."

 
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