Date: 10th January 2020 at 9:00am
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West Brom fans have had one of the best half-seasons in recent memory so far in the 2019/20 campaign. The Baggies have lost just two Championship games this season, and part of that comes down to the fact that they have an awful lot of players capable of tearing teams apart and putting the ball in the net.

The likes of Matheus Pereira, Charlie Austin, Hal-Robson Kanu and even Kenneth Zohore have all scored big goals this season for Slaven Bilic, but one of those who has come in only second to Pereira for his level of performance in the current campaign is Grady Diangana.

The 21-year-old winger is on-loan from West Ham United, and whilst the youngster has been in flying form, bagging five goals and five assists and coming in as the 2nd highest rated player at The Hawthorns (WhoScored), but now the Hammers could be poised to recall the young wideman.

The news that David Moyes could take his young winger back has come from Football Insider, who claim that whilst the Scot wants to see Diangana complete his season-long loan spell in the Championship, the current injuries to Andriy Yarmolenko and Michail Antonio could force his hand.

If this does happen and the winger is pulled from West Brom back to West Ham, the Baggies will be losing a massively talented player and it could have a devastating impact on their season, seeing as his stats for the club this season have been nothing short of phenomenal.

Will West Brom be fine if Diangana is recalled?

Yes, he can be replaced

Yes, he can be replaced

No, we will never find another winger as good

No, we will never find another winger as good

At just 21-years-old, Diangana is averaging 1.1 tackles, 1.6 shots, 1.5 key passes and 2.4 dribbles per game in the Championship, as well as winning 1.5 fouls per game too (WhoScored), and with those kind of numbers, replacing him will be no easy task for Bilic.

Obviously the likes of Matt Phillips and Pereira have been doing a fantastic job out in wide areas for Bilic, but with rotation being key given the fixture congestion in the league, losing a fantastic winger and one who has been fantastically effective is the last thing the Baggies need.

 

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