Loaned-out Southampton man Harrison Reed continues to impress in his season-long loan spell with Championship club Blackburn Rovers after scoring a stunning equaliser in their 1-1 draw against West Bromwich Albion at the Hawthorns on Saturday.
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The 23-year-old has made 30 first-team appearances for Saints but has never become a regular in the squad, and with the plethora of midfield options available to Mark Hughes this term it was decided that he should spend another temporary spell away from St Mary’s with Rovers following a similarly successful time with Norwich City during the 2017/18 campaign.
Reed, who has played in the centre of the pitch and on the right for the Lancashire outfit, is certainly making a big impression with his latest goal his second in nine league games, while he also provided an assist in his team’s 2-1 win against Leeds United earlier this month.
Meanwhile, Oriol Romeu hasn’t looked like the same player since winning the club’s player of the season award in the 2016/17 campaign, and in recent times he has found himself out of the starting XI with Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg and Mario Lemina preferred in midfield.
The Spaniard did start the goalless draw against Newcastle United on Saturday however with Hojbjerg missing out through illness, but as he often has over the course of the previous 12 months he looked a little off the pace.
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