Date: 9th January 2020 at 7:00pm
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After a breakout season last year, plenty of West Brom fans expected Rekeem Harper to retain his spot in the starting XI following the arrival of Slaven Bilic, yet it has been a difficult few months for the 19-year-old midfielder.

As stats from WhoScored show, the Baggies academy product has only managed three appearances this season, with Harper only making his second start of the season last weekend against Charlton Athletic in the FA Cup, with the youngster playing the full 90 minutes as West Brom won 1-0.

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Many supporters believed that Harper’s time at the club was done with Bilic seemingly not a fan of the youngster, yet a recent interview with the club’s official website has instilled new belief into fans that the teenage midfielder still has his place in the first-team.

Here’s what West Brom fans had to say about Harper’s interview on Twitter…

As the youngster stated in the interview, competition has been tough this season for central midfielders at the club, and at 19, Harper is the youngest player in that area of the pitch in the West Brom squad.

 

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