West Brom initially released five senior players from their books at the end of last season but Slaven Bilic could now hand a contract to one of those who walked through the exit door.
The player in question is Gareth Barry who according to Matt Wilson from Express & Star, could now earn himself a new deal at the Hawthorns.
The 38-year-old missed the final part of the season through injury but he has revealed in the past he’d like to play one more season.
However, certain Albion fans seemed to be annoyed by the fact he could be coming back to the club.
One fan responded by claiming they should just sell Sam Field if Barry was given a new contract whilst someone else called him past it.
A further supporter suggested it would be a backwards move, urging West Brom to have a clear out. Similarly, one individual said they needed to get rid of the deadwood.
His last appearance was back in March but he could yet play for Albion again.
Here’s the best of the reaction.
If he gets another deal then sell Sam Field. No point in keeping the lad around if he can’t shift an injury prone 38 year old from the starting eleven.
— Baggies Burger (@BaggiesBurger) June 26, 2019
Paying big money to old players the can’t run is what we’ve been doing for the past 5 years. Move on, he’s past it.
— Brad (@brada_wba) June 26, 2019
please no we’ve got a chance of getting rid of old dead wood players here we kept brunt which is enough
— MATTHEW LONGHURST (@BAGGIE76) June 26, 2019
Ive always liked Barry but this is a backwards move IMO. We need to clear out the old and bring in the new.
— Carl Burley (@burley_carl) June 27, 2019
— #LaiTimeToSellUp (@BoingBoing02) June 26, 2019
They are signing up the wrong Barry ?
— Daniel Bradshaw (@bradders_7) June 26, 2019
He’s had his day ,,, bring the young players threw …. pace n power … not someone who will play 20 games or less . Time to move on from the old brigade … ?
— peterbarnsley (@petethebaggie) June 26, 2019