Saido Berahino future: Tottenham target has been in the 'naughty chair' over transfer comments, reveals Tony Pulis

The striker has admitted he is keen to move on at the end of the season

Tony Pulis has revealed Saido Berahino has been in the "naughty chair" at West Brom after his comments about leaving.

The striker said in an interview this week he would look to go "on to bigger things" once he had helped the Baggies stay in the Barclays Premier League.

Head coach Pulis wants the 14-goal hitman to do his talking on the pitch ahead of their trip to Burnley on Sunday.

Berahino is in line to start but after his comments to Sky Sports News, Pulis has revealed he has spoken to the striker.

"He's been in the naughty chair - but he's okay. It's not too far from my desk," he said.

"Again, I do feel he's gone and done an interview for something else, not for what he ended up talking about. The club has got to look at looking after the younger players and making sure they are guided through what is a minefield at times.

"I've spoken to him and I've spoken to his people. The most important thing Saido has got to do is don't talk about what he wants to do - but actually go out there and do it. That's what all the good players do. They actually go out and perform on the pitch."

Darren Fletcher has been impressed, though, with Berahino this week after the midfielder joined from Manchester United on deadline day.

The 31-year-old admitted his new team-mate has taken some stick off the squad for the interview but does not believe the unwanted spotlight has affected him.

He said: "The lads got straight into him a little bit but it was all in good fun. He is young, he said something and he will learn from it. I know from being in the dressing room he loves West Brom and he wants to do well here.

"When you're young you say things you maybe regret, I have been there and I am sure every player has, you say something you wish you hadn't and you learn from these things. The biggest thing is, as long as he learns from it, it will help him in the future.

"He has been fine, the lads have given him a bit of stick but it was all in good fun and he has really impressed me both on and off the pitch."

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