'Excellent', 'much needed': Some West Brom fans react after hearing who Ismael reportedly wants to sign
West Brom fans have welcomed reports claiming Valerien Ismael wants to bring Barnsley’s Alex Mowatt to The Hawthorns.
Mowatt is set to become a free agent, with his Tykes contract expiring at the end of the month.
Ismael apparently wants a quick reunion with the man who captained his Barnsley side to the Championship playoffs last season.
The Tykes have made Mowatt a new offer, while other Championship clubs have approached the 26-year-old too, added The Athletic.
Who is Alex Mowatt?
Mowatt came through the ranks at Leeds United and made more than 100 appearances for the Whites.
He joined Barnsley in 2017 and has made 146 appearances for them in League One and the Championship.
Last season, Mowatt scored eight goals and registered seven assists in 46 Championship matches for the Tykes.
According to the Daily Record, Mowatt was described as a “young Barry Ferguson” while at Leeds.
West Brom fan reaction
Excellent. I do hope Val also recognises our weakness in central defence (worst ‘goals against’ by a margin) as a priority !— Paul Randon (@paul4wba) June 25, 2021
15 goal contributions last year, a captain/leader, and will imbed with the manager it’s a definite yes— Baggie Fans (@BaggieFans) June 25, 2021
Cracking signing that— thomas moore (@tomthumb1968) June 24, 2021
Yes get him in 😊😊— Richard thomas davenport (@Richardthomasd5) June 24, 2021
Yes please. Much needed— PORTZD (@PORTZD2) June 24, 2021
Fingers crossed, he's supposed to have played really well last season and non stop type of player, just what we need. 👍👍👍— Hawkinsville (@GeneralCuster76) June 25, 2021
Hope so, would be an excellent signing— AdKido44 (@AdKido44) June 24, 2021
Alex Mowatt on a free would be a top signing, especially at Championship level #wba— Dylan Ashmore🏴 (@WBADyl) June 24, 2021