Late on during the January transfer window, West Bromwich Albion brought in Fulham midfielder Stefan Johansen for the remainder of the season.
The 28-year-old Norwegian international has now featured six times for the club since his arrival (on substitute showing) and he opened his club account in the recent 1-1 draw with Ipswich Town.
Having not featured for his parent club since mid-December, many believe his days at Craven Cottage are now up, and although he has shown some rustiness as he gets back to proper match sharpness and fitness, there are certainly those at The Hawthorns who would like to see him added permanently to ours ranks come the summer.
In a recent interview with Norwegian TV – (via SportWWitness) – the player spoke about enjoying his time with us so far, and he didn’t rule out a potential permanent deal down the line, stating that he was yet to make his mind up about his future.
“I’ve got the smile back and enjoy the football. It was a heavy period at the end of December. I want to help West Brom come to the Premier League, so I, the family and the agent will get an evaluation of what’s going on next year. Then we find the best solution.”
Following the sacking of head coach Darren Moore, despite our fourth placed position in the Championship table, he admitted there had ‘been a lot to deal with’ and he described the situation as ‘…chaotic. I’ll be honest and say it.’
Whether that has an effect on his future remains to be seen.