When West Brom lost Matheus Pereira to relegation from the league, it was obvious the club would struggle to replace him.

After 20 goals and 26 assists in two seasons with the club, he’s moved on to new pastures for a huge financial gain in Saudi Arabia and it’s no surprise the Baggies have struggled in front of goal without him.

Steve Bruce has decided to solve that problem by bringing in Jed Wallace and John Swift on free transfers this summer, while Daryl Dike will likely be the man to lead the line after his £7m move in January doesn’t help him. only saw three appearances.

But reports on Saturday [July 23] of Sky Sports claim West Brom are firmly in the hunt for Manchester United youngster Hannibal Mejbri, who is set to leave Old Trafford on loan this summer.

The Tunisia international has been on the verge of making the first team for a little while now with the Premier League giants but has failed to earn regular minutes and a decision has been made for the player of 19 goes somewhere else. to win this.

Able to play anywhere in the attacking formation behind the striker, as well as slightly deeper in midfield and Bruce would love to add some flair to his squad according to reports earlier in the window.

Mejbri would certainly bring that, but he would also bring real creativity and quality to the team as well as the energy and work-rate needed to succeed in the Championship.

This could be the necessary step to finally replace the Brazilian playmaker, and could be exactly what the team needs to be able to return to the Premier League after a disappointing campaign last year.

He is eager to prove that he is ready for regular first-team football, that he has characteristics and attributes that no one else in the team has and that he is capable of taking a place immediately. incumbent in one of many positions.

It would be a great statement to the rest of the league to bring in a player of this caliber and reputation, and a message to current team members that their spots are not secure.

Fans should be drooling over bringing Hannibal into the team and if the board has such an opportunity to strike a deal, they should give their all to get him through.

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