3:00pm Thursday 11th April 2013
By Andy Naylor
Albion boss Gus Poyet says being constantly linked with other jobs is a compliment.
The Uruguayan has been amongst the bookies' favourites in recent weeks for the posts at Chelsea, Reading, Sunderland and his old club Leeds, who are reportedly on the verge of appointing former Reading chief Brian McDermott.
Poyet said: "It cannot frustrate anyone, it's always nice, and I can promise you I don't pay anyone to put it there! It's about what we are doing.
"I suppose people think there is something interesting in the way we behave, how professional we are, how much respect we are getting in the game and how the team plays.
"Until there is contact I don't bother. It bothers most my friends and my kids sometimes. They are always telling me things said about me.
"I've said it many times, I don't buy newspapers, only on Sundays, so what is in the papers during the week somebody needs to tell me."
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