James McClean has been a West Bromwich Albion player since his 2015 move from Wigan Athletic.
The winger, who has earned 60 caps for the Republic of Ireland, made 34 appearances for The Hawthorns last season.
It was a doomed campaign for the Baggies, though, as they ended up dropping into the Championship after finishing at the bottom of the Premier League table.
Despite playing on the left wing or left side of a midfield pack, McClean struggled to make an impact in front of goal.
In fact, the Irishman found the back of the net on only one occasion in 30 league outings during the 2017-18 campaign.
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On Tuesday, the Express & Star reported that McClean is closing in on a move to Stoke City.
The publication claims that the Baggies initially rejected a £4m bid from the Potters, who were also relegated from the top flight last season.
However, it seems that the pair are close to agreeing a fee, and judging by the reaction on Twitter, West Brom fans will not be sad to see him go.
Don’t think anyone will miss him if I’m honest and even if squad is getting smaller this is no loss at all! Cost us so many point last season
— Andy (@Andy76620323) June 26, 2018
Finally some good news.
— Michael whitehouse (@Michaelwh24) June 26, 2018
I think he created more goals for the opposing team last year. With his stupid fouls I can think of two goals he cost us
— steve WBA (@stevhc) June 26, 2018
That’s the best news this summer
— Stuart Hunt (@huntywbafc) June 26, 2018
Good Championship player, but if he wants out then we don’t need him. Let someone else have the baggage that follows him around.
— John Russell (@Baggiejohn1) June 26, 2018
— Kayt (@kt1465) June 26, 2018
Good riddens, hard work alone shouldn’t be enough to get you by as a footballer, lacks any real quality
— Wayne (@Wayno1979mids) June 26, 2018
Please don’t fall through. pic.twitter.com/cyPVwchlc2
— Dominic Cox (@Dominic_s_Cox) June 26, 2018
Should have gone years ago
— Roger Blunt (@bluntroger) June 26, 2018
Stoke City… it’s just the Albion graveyard lately.
— Jason Long (@LongyWBA) June 26, 2018