Newcastle remain interested in Albion midfielder Yves Bissouma.
But sources in the North East understand he could be a longer-term target as Toon plot a way to stay up.
The Mali star is sure to be catching the eye of clubs across the Prem.
Newcastle are reported to be among those keen on his services.
A source closer to Albion said there is "nothing to update” on reported Bissouma interest.
Newcastle are understood to be focusing on deals for Sevilla defender Diegoi Carlos and Manchester United forward Jesse Lingard at the moment.
But they are looking at several targets.