West Brom midfielder Chris Brunt is said to be closing in on a new contract with the club.

According to an exclusive report from the Telegraph, the Baggies stalwart is in line to trigger a contract extension at the Hawthorns once he makes just two more appearances in the first-team.

Brunt has been a mainstay in the West Brom side over the course of many years now and appears to be set to stay for a further 12 months.

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Now 33, Brunt has acted as something of a bit-part player under Alan Pardew but has reaffirmed his importance to the side on many occasions. In what has been a bleak season for the Baggies, the Northern Irishman has often been a standout performer.

It’s stated in the report that an agreement is in place for Brunt’s one-year contract extension to be triggered after the midfielder plays 22 games this season.

He has featured in 20 so far this season – a total that will no doubt increase in the final stretch of the campaign.