Brown Ideye reacts on Twitter after returning to form v Stoke

The West Brom striker scored against the Potters on Saturday afternoon.

Brown Ideye took to Twitter in celebration after returning to form against Stoke City on Saturday afternoon.

Ideye's first-half winner gave West Brom all three points at the Hawthorns against Mark Hughes' side, lifting the Baggies up to within two points of 11th-placed Newcastle United.

Nigeria forward Ideye, signed for a club-record £10 million fee this summer, had suffered a below-par couple of weeks at West Brom of late.

Supporters were particularly disappointed after his performance against Aston Villa in the FA Cup - and there was genuine worry as to whether his resurgence earlier in the campaign had come to an abrupt end.

But the 26-year-old duly delivered against Stoke and took to social media with the following message after the game:

Fellow West Brom forward Saido Berahino also tweeted after the 1-0 win, congratulating Ideye on his winner and praising the 'massive' victory.

Midfielder Craig Gardner completed a West Brom Twitter hat-trick, meanwhile, lauding his side's work rate against Stoke.

Up next for West Brom in the Premier League is a trip to Manchester City, while Stoke City will look to get back to winning ways at home against Crystal Palace.

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