Five facts about West Brom attacking target Andre Carrillo

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Reports have linked West Brom with a move for Sporting Lisbon forward Andre Carrillo.

While debate rages as to whether Romelu Lukaku should and will stay at West Brom on loan another year or return to parent club Chelsea next season, the Baggies may do well to consider alternatives to bolster their attack just in case.

One attacker linked with them is Sporting Lisbon forward Andre Carrillo with reports in Portugal stating Steve Clarke has been closely monitoring his progress.

So who is he? Here are five facts about him...

1) Carrillo is a right winger who can play as an out and out striker, and has even played on the left wing and in attacking midfield for Sporting this season.

2) He has made 27 appearances for Sporting Lisbon this season, scoring one league goal and netting two in the Europa League.

3) At only 21-years-old, Carrillo has been at Sporting since 2011 when he signed from Alianza Lima in his native Peru.

4) Carrillo has nine caps for Peru to his name, and has scored two goals for his country.

5) He says his goal is to become an 'elite player', and follow former SPorting Lisbon star Cristiano Ronaldo by becoming one of the games' greats.

You can watch him in action below...

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