Arsenal legend Ian Wright’s advice to Tottenham Hotspur-linked Saido Berahino

Saido Berahino

Arsenal great Ian Wright says that Liverpool and Tottenham Hotspur-linked West Bromwich Albion striker Saido Berahino should have celebrated his goals.

Arsenal legend Ian Wright was not impressed with West Bromwich Albion striker Saido Berahino’s reluctance to celebrate his goals on Saturday.

The 21-year-old scored as many as four goals in the 7-0 victory over Gateshead at The Hawthorns in the third round of the FA Cup.

Berahino refused to celebrate any of his goals, which was quite strange and led many to question whether or not he is happy at West Brom.

Liverpool and Tottenham Hotspur both are reported to be interested in the youngster, who could be sold if a big offer comes in.

Wright believes that Berahino should have celebrated his goals irrespective of any problems with his club.

The Arsenal great wrote in The Sun: “Football is a great career, it can give you a great life, so don’t walk round like you’re carrying the world’s problems on your shoulders.

“Everyone looks back and thinks they could have done certain things differently — so come on Saido, make the most of what you are doing.

“Just remember how lucky you are to have someone paying you to do what you love, so look like you’re enjoying it. I can guarantee you’ll regret it in years to come if not.”

Although one will agree with Wright about celebrating goals, it would not be fair to criticise Berahino without knowing his side of the story.

The youngster explained his decision for not celebrating by claiming that he was “was just handling business and acting professionally and that's it.”

Perhaps there is more than meets the eye, but maybe Berahino has a good reason of his own.

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