Published: Thu, May 10, 2018
World News | By Joan Terry

Relegation battle: West Brom relegated after Saints victory

Relegation battle: West Brom relegated after Saints victory

Swansea followers have been left pissed off on Wednesday after Renato Sanches revealed his emoji simply hours earlier than the aspect have been all-but relegated from the Premier League.

Ahmed Hegazi and Ali Gabr's West Bromwich Albion have officially suffered relegation to the EFL Championship following Southampton 1-0 win over Swansea City. Southampton now has a three-point gap between survival and relegation entering the final day.

However, it is understood the Swansea board have decided not to renew Carvalhal's contract after a run of eight games without a win.

The 26-year-old allegedly wants to be regarded as first-choice forward at a team playing in Serie A, and a number of teams are said to hold an interest.

Despite a valiant effort from Darren Moore and his West Brom side, the club have officially been relegated from the Premier League after Manolo Gabbiadini's 72nd minute victor sealed their fate.

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On April 2, Pardew's time was up and he was replaced by Moore until the end of the season - West Brom's fourth manager of the campaign. Huddersfield Town will play at Chelsea tomorrow in their 37th match of the season.

Southampton - who entertain champions Manchester City on Sunday - now have three points more with a goal difference advantage of nine going into the final afternoon of the season.

Swansea is hosting Stoke on Sunday and a loss will mean they will be eliminated from the Premier League.

Huddersfield are the only side the Swans can catch, should the Terriers fail to win their remaining two fixtures and Swansea beat Stoke City on the last day.

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