England U21 boss Southgate hails form of West Brom striker Berahino

England U21 coach Gareth Southgate is full of praise for West Bromwich Albion striker Saido Berahino. The youngster has been a revelation for the Baggies this season.

England U21 coach Gareth Southgate is full of praise for West Bromwich Albion striker Saido Berahino.

The youngster has been a revelation for the Baggies this season.

Southgate told the Mirror: "It's great when you see a player you are working with score the winning goal at Old Trafford. He's in a really good place at the moment.

"I went to Colombia with the under-20s, he was playing up out of his age group. Lovely kid, can finish, terrific pace, great work ethic and when we were working with him last month we were thinking: 'where's the catch?'

"He's a very humble boy. I'm sure there will be peaks and troughs as the season goes because a lot of the players are playing a lot of football.

"But over the past 18 months, he's really come on. He wasn't playing (for West Brom) a month ago so it's down to us!"

 
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