The 27-year-old joined West Brom on a season-long loan deal from Dynamo Kiev on transfer deadline day.
“I know that West Bromwich wanted me two or three years ago when I was playing in Holland,” he told the Birmingham Post.
“When I heard they wanted me a second time I said ‘this is a good chance for me to show what I can do’ – I’m so happy to sign for West Bromwich.”
The former Heerenveen defender admits he is keen to make his move permanent.
“I hope after this one year I will sign for two or three more,” added Popov.
“Dynamo usually finishes first or second in Ukraine and as I have a three-year contract there I know – if I go back – I’ll be able to play Champions League football.
“But I will only have one chance to come to England and I want to use it because I always dreamed of it.”
What is your opinion? Feel free to discuss the article under. You have to comment by using your Facebook profile. Be fair and have respect for other people and opinions!
Being an amiable guy is good for you and Jurgen Klopp is living proof.
Summer 2016 is set to be a very exciting time for football fans, as this is when the long awaited Euro 2016 tournament kicks off.