West Bromwich Albion fans were again left wishing we could sign Leicester City youngster Harvey Barnes on a permanent deal before next season following his performance for the club against Bristol City on Tuesday evening.
The 20-year-old youngster more than played his part in our 4-2 victory as he supplied two first-half assists as well as another goal for his tally after the break.
His performance hasn’t come as a surprise really given what we’ve already seen from the youngster so far in the Championship campaign of 2018/19 and with only ten appearances to his name in our shirt, he already boasts three goals and two assists to his name, and nobody is expecting him to finish there given his clear and obvious talent.
Some will think the following social media reactions are hyperbole and exaggeration, others will think they are merely a prediction given his potential career projection.
Who needs Firmino, Salah and Mane ???? JRod, Gayle and Barnes you beauty’s ❤️#wba
— Scott Davies (@scottwba16) September 18, 2018
Harvey Barnes absolute baller man wish we could sign him up! #wba
— Martyn Walters (@Martw90) September 18, 2018
Attacking tearing bristol apart
Need to stop with the suicide passes though , gayle , barnes Jay rod on fire #wba
— Dan ⚽ (@ItsYouDanDanwba) September 18, 2018
Shaky start, but improved. Phillips and Gibbs sticking to the wings like glue – so much space! Barnes immense. Midfield looks more solid with Barry, half time beer required. Bristol must change 2nd half, keep your heads lads #WBA
— Paul Harris (@Hero_Taylor9) September 18, 2018
Whether he can do it in the Premier League I don’t know but this Harvey Barnes is murdering defenders in this league #WBA
— Kelly (@DHPLover) September 18, 2018
Harvey Barnes is actually the english Messi #WBA
— hannah ✨ (@Hannanar) September 18, 2018
Barnes has been unplayable tonight. #WBA
— Andrew Beech (@beechyboy90) September 18, 2018
Harvey bloody Barnes. superb. #WBA
— CH (@ChrisAlbion01) September 18, 2018
— Parsnip (@pazparsnip) September 18, 2018
The lad could easily prove to be head coach Darren Moore’s most successful capture this summer come the end of the year, even if Dwight Gayle has more of a direct impact on points gained.