Last Updated: Fri, 28 Jun 2013 13:25
West Brom chairman Jeremy Peace has confirmed that he will discuss a new contract with boss Steve Clarke after his good first season.
Clarke was given an opportunity to cut his teeth in football management by the Baggies last summer as he took over from Roy Hodgson who was snapped up to take over the England job.
And he impressed greatly by guiding the club to an eighth-placed Premier League finish despite a slight drop in form over the second half of the season.
Clarke is currently contracted to Albion until summer 2014, but Peace has now revealed that, while he is in no rush to get talks started, he will sit down and hold negotiations in the future.
Peace told the Express & Star: "He has done well. We had a great start and a very indifferent finish - apart from the last game which was something to behold.
"Everyone's pleased with how it's turned out and we have progressed on and finished eighth. Steve has another year left on his existing deal.
"We will sit down over the next few months and discuss where we go with that. His contract is well structured, he gets rewarded for improvement and where we finish in the league.
"He's been very good. You cannot knock what he did."
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