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Marcus Rashford and his fellow United stars were left frustrated after being unable to score

United were held to an eighth draw in 15 league games at Old Trafford on Saturday as they toiled against a disciplined and highly defensive approach from West Brom.

West Bromwich Albion are willing to break their club-record transfer fee to land Watford striker Troy Deeney this summer, according to The Mirror.

Leicester had three bids rejected by Watford last summer - the third rising to B£25million - before Deeney signed a five-year contract at Vicarage Road last July.

Deeney has been a key reason why Watford have acquitted themselves so well in the Premier League over the last two seasons, with the burly targetman proving he can score regularly in the top flight of English football.

Pulis said: "It will be a different game than the last two we've played but that's what the Premier League is about, coming up against different systems and different strengths".

The game will not be shown live on TV but you can follow all the action with Sun Sport's Live Blog.

And when asked about a link with the Watford talisman, the West Brom manager refused to be drawn on the subject, but admitted the Hornets would be unlikely to part with their captain willfully.

The 59-year-old told reporters: "I don't think they'd want to sell him anyway".

"The group plays very well together, they play very compact but we had opportunities to spring out of it like against Arsenal". "I've got a lot of time for Troy, he's come through the lower leagues and it's brilliant to see him in the Premier League".

But he won't know how much he has to spend until he visits Shanghai after the season finishes with chairman John Williams to speak to owner Guochuan Lai.

The Hornets ended a four-game winless run with victory over Sunderland on Saturday afternoon and sit seven points clear of the relegation zone in 12th position, with only nine matches remaining. "We could have closed the game before we did". The Baggies boss is expected to have Matt Phillips back in contention following a recent hamstring injury. "We wanted a good performance and we got it".

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