The West Brom fans below are loving hometown player Romaine Sawyers following a tweet from the 27-year-old about his rise from watching the club to playing for it.
From watching Koumas Gera Greening Brunty to doing it myself https://t.co/Q7m2FglyhM
— Romaine Sawyers (@RomaineSawyers) August 12, 2019
Sawyers was born and grew up in Birmingham, and was on the books at The Hawthorns, however, left without making a single first-team appearance.
Sawyers rejoined the club this summer from fellow Championship side Brentford for an undisclosed fee on a three-year contract.
Upon moving to West Brom, Sawyers said: “It’s been a long time coming and I feel like I have unfinished business. This is the team that I have always wanted to play for and I’m delighted I’m now going to get that chance.
“I left the club when I was just a boy with a lot of potential, but I am coming back as a man who has matured as a player.” (Source: BBC)
West Brom are gearing up for their Carabao Cup first-round tie versus fellow Championship side Millwall later today but supporters online yesterday certainly looked as if they were enjoying what Sawyers had to say.
Fans couldn’t hide their love for the Birmingham-native as they tweeted their love for him.
Here is a selection of tweets from The Hawthorns faithful:
I didn’t think loving you even more was possible.
— Ryan (@RyanPGlasgow) August 12, 2019
Well done bud, should of kept you, nurtured you and played you to get experience! Always top ability Go smash it up
— JonoGreening8 (@JonoGreening8) August 12, 2019
— Daws (@Daws___) August 12, 2019
— Dan Chaloner (@WbaDan3) August 12, 2019
THIS COMMENT……. Pretty sure you’ll be talked about in such high esteem as those players in years to come
— Hashtag Trend (@IamTils) August 12, 2019
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You’re a legend already in my eyes absolutely bossed the day!!
— Michael Singhíć (@MichaelSingh25) August 12, 2019