With the transfer window being a fairly slow one for West Brom supporters, today has felt like a frantic one with so much news about the club dropping one-after-another, and most of it has been positive for fans.
Breaking: Dara O’Shea has agreed a new deal with Albion. Three and a half years. Quote from Bilic: “I love Dara, he only has to become more consistent and ge should get a chance now.” Player likely to feature at West Ham tomorrow #wba
— Joseph Masi (@JosephMasi_Star) January 24, 2020
Joseph Masi of The Express and Star reports that 20-year-old defender Dara O’Shea has put pen to paper on a new deal with West Brom, with the 6’2″ centre-back signing a three-and-a-half-year contract with the Baggies that will keep the youngster at the club until the summer of 2023.
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O’Shea is the latest West Brom academy graduate to make their mark in the first-team, with the Dublin-born being promoted to the senior squad this season as stats from WhoScored show, and plenty of Baggies supporters on social media were buzzing to see the youngster commit his future to the club.
Here’s what plenty of West Brom fans had to say on Twitter about O’Shea signing a new deal with the club…
That’s a brilliant step forward for Albion. It was beginning to get a bit tedious with the continual stream of youngsters coming through then moving on for big money elsewhere. Well done Dara. Well done #wba
— Geoff Rollason (@geoff_rollason) January 24, 2020
This is super news, would love to see him in the starting 11 consistently within next couple of years.
— Ali Lloyd (@lloydey_01) January 24, 2020
This is fantastic news. O’Shea has such potential.
— Safiya Outlines (@SafiyaOutlines) January 24, 2020
One for the future, looks a right decent prospect. Been impressed every time I’ve seen him play & someone showing us loyalty, love to see it
— Sarah (@sarah_WBAx) January 24, 2020
Finally some good news re: our youth players. Looks a better option all day long than Hegazi.
— Baggies Burger (@BaggiesBurger) January 24, 2020
Good news, now smash it young man!
— Jude Sutton (@JudeWBA) January 24, 2020
As per Masi, Slaven Bilic has hinted that the defender could feature against West Ham tomorrow in the FA Cup.