West Bromwich Albion chairman Jeremy Peace has ruled out any chance of star striker Saido Berahino leaving the Hawthorns in the January window.
The 21-year-old has been making waves in the Premier League this season and, as the highest-scoring Englishman in the top flight, the youngster has earned his first call-up to the Three Lions squad.
Berahino’s performances have not gone unnoticed, with the likes of Liverpool and Tottenham Hotspur thought to be interested in his services.
However, Peace is adamant the striker is going nowhere and has confirmed talks are ongoing over a new deal to keep the player at the Hawthorns.
He told the club’s official website: “I wish to assure our supporters that Saido Berahino will not be going anywhere in January or, I hope, next summer.
“It is not in our minds at all to trade a footballer the club has worked so diligently to develop.
“He is contracted to play for West Bromwich Albion until at least the summer of 2017 and we are happy to sit down with him and discuss extending that commitment on terms which recognise his continuing improvement as a footballer and his growing importance to our own plans.”
Berahino’s has not scored in his last two Premier League games and will be looking to add to his tally when the Baggies travel to Stamford Bridge on November 22.
West Brom are 8.71 to inflict Chelsea’s first defeat in the top flight this term.