With the decade coming to an end in a few weeks, football fans, social media accounts and forums are beginning to compile their best starting XI from 2010 to 2019 for their respective clubs, and West Brom’s is beginning to take shape.
So last week we voted Lukaku and Odemwingie as Albion’s two forwards of the decade.
— WBA Latest (@wbalatest) December 15, 2019
Twitter account WBA Latest have begun the construction of West Brom’s team of the decade, and with the two striker positions already filled out, the right-midfield spot is the next are of the pitch that needs to be decided, and for supporters, there was only one name who could take up the void.
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Former winger Zoltan Gera had a fantastic two spells with West Brom that made the former Hungarian international a fan favourite at the Hawthorns, and on social media, Baggies supporters overwhelmingly saw the now-retired attacker as the club’s best right-sided winger for this decade.
Here’s what West Brom fans had to say about Gera on Twitter, with lots of supporters easily claiming that the Hungarian deserves a spot in the Team of the Decade…
Gera. While most of his performances were in his first spell over 10 years ago I would still have him in there. Phillip’s a close 2nd.
— Dave Neale (@baggiedave70) December 16, 2019
— Baggies Burger (@BaggiesBurger) December 15, 2019
Gera that should have been
— Jason (@Jason29277552) December 15, 2019
— (@RekeemTheDream) December 15, 2019
Toss of a coin between Gera and Phillips for me.
— Nathan (@nathe89) December 15, 2019
Gera or Phillips
— James (@FutbolJamess) December 15, 2019
As stats from Transfermarkt show, Gera played well over 150 appearances for West Brom in his two spells with the club, scoring 28 goals and assisting 18.