West Bromwich Albion fans have welcomed signing Ali Al-Habsi, who has joined the club on a deal until the end of the season.
The veteran goalkeeper joins following a stint in Saudi Arabia playing for Al-Hilal, where he won the league title in the 2017/2018 season.
Al-Habsi has played in England before, turning out for Reading, Wigan Athletic and Bolton Wanderers during a 12-year spell.
The Oman international tweeted out his excitement at returning to England, a country he always wanted to ‘come back and play in’ (via Twitter).
Fans were quick to welcome him following his move to the club and took to Twitter to tweet their reactions.
Here is a selection of tweets from the West Brom fans:
Where the hell did this come from nevertheless welcome!
— Luke (@eyelessduality) August 29, 2019
Welcome to the club. I thought you was class when you played in England before. Hopefully you can recreate that when called upon
— SuperSlavsBarmyArmy (@BarmySlavs) August 29, 2019
Welcome to the club Ali!!!
— Gemma Downes (@gemmadowneswba) August 29, 2019
Mabrooooouuuk! Welcome to the Albion, Ali!
— Safiya Outlines (@SafiyaOutlines) August 29, 2019
Brilliant signing, top top keeper.
— Dodgerrrr (@dodgerrrr) August 29, 2019
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Well this was unexpected but welcome
— John (@Johntur01) August 29, 2019