Date: 24th January 2020 at 8:00pm
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Football can be a murky business at times, and West Brom have experienced this first-hand after their treatment over the deal for former academy player Louie Barry, who has committed the ultimate sin.

The England U-17 striker returned to England this week to join Aston Villa after just half a year at FC Barcelona, with BBC Sport reporting that West Brom are yet to receive compensation for Barry’s move to the Catalonian side despite the transfer taking place in the summer of 2019.

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The deal left a bad taste in the mouth of West Brom supporters, and fans let their anger out on full display as some took to social media to give their thoughts on their former academy star joining the enemy after being played by Barcelona over the initial signing.

Here’s what a few West Brom fans had to say on Twitter…

As per the BBC Sport article, Villa only had to pay a reported £800,000 for the signing of Barry.

 

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