West Brom fans react on Twitter to Saido Berahino's transfer request

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The 22-year-old goalscorer has been linked with Tottenham Hotspur for much of this summer.

West Brom were rocked by Saido Berahino's transfer request on Monday, as revealed by the Baggies' website, with the England Under-21 striker adding fire to transfer rumours linked him with rival Premier League clubs such as Tottenham Hotspur.

The Hawthorns side didn't wait long to respond though, quickly rejecting the request and continuing to insist he is not for sale.

Berahino's future has long been debated this summer, with Spurs having tracked the talented striker all the way up until the final week of the transfer window, and after he was dropped from the squad in the loss to Chelsea, it appears that the saga has taken a new twist.

Having come up through the youth team in West Bromwich, he scored 29 goals in his breakthrough seasons, with an impressive 20 last time round making him the second highest English goalscorer in the top flight behind Spurs star Harry Kane.

The 22-year-old has played alongside Kane at Under-21 level with real success, and with Tottenham having had a bid turned down for the player in the last few days, it is likely Daniel Levy will be encouraged to return for Berahino, even if he may have to flash a little more cash to get his man.

Unsurprisingly, the attacker's actions created some buzz on social media, with plenty of Baggies fans taking to Twitter to give their opinion on Berahino:

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