The Press Association reports Albion chief executive John Wile as saying: "The situation has dragged on, but this is out of our control and very much in the hands of Spurs. We are hopeful this might start the deal off."
Director of football David Pleat confirmed to the official website that a fee had been agreed several weeks ago, but the proposed transfer has stalled due to the players' demand for a settlement.
West Bromwich Albion have agreed a fee of around L150,000 with Spurs for the services of Ruel Fox. However, the deal is on hold as the 32-year-old is seeking a severance payment from Spurs for the final year of his contract.