West Brom journalist Luke Hatfield has told Football FanCast that he can envision Liverpool’s Harry Wilson in a central attacking role at The Hawthorns this upcoming season.
The 24-year-old’s future looks to be away from Anfield after spending the last few campaigns out on loan.
Last month, Goal reported that West Brom were keen on signing Wilson this transfer window, though they face competition from the likes of Brentford and Portuguese giants Benfica.
Such competition complicates things for the Baggies, but Hatfield can see the club making an effort to sign the £15.3m-rated Wales international and him potentially lining up in the No.10 role.
“He’s an interesting player, Harry Wilson,” the Express & Star reporter said in a chat with FFC. “Loves a set piece, loves a dead ball, obviously gifted at that level [Championship].
“It’d be an interesting one at Albion, because I think in those positions at the moment they’re pretty well stocked.
“It depends on the position Harry Wilson’s willing to play. If he’s played in the central attacking position, then you never know. He may well be a player that they’re eyeing up.”
While Wilson has spent most of his career playing as a winger, mostly on the right-hand side, he has been deployed as an attacking midfielder and second striker (per Transfermarkt). So perhaps it is a role he could fulfil at West Brom under Valerien Ismael in the new campaign.