Baggies head coach Irvine is a neighbour of the Liverpool ace and admits he's been tempted to nobble the 19-year-old!
Irvine said: " I know Raheem. He actually lives just around the corner from me.
"It's the kind of place where you don't bump into people too often but I've stopped the car once or twice when he's been coming out of his driveway at the same time.
"Have I been tempted to bump into him?
"Well . . . I was looking for him yesterday when I was home, but obviously he was somewhere else!"
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