Gary Lineker reacts on Twitter to Saido Berahino's outburst, offers firm advice

Gary Lineker

The Tottenham Hotspur icon feels the West Brom striker must now apologise.

Former Tottenham striker Gary Lineker has heaped praise on Saido Berahino's playing ability and says he understands his frustrations.

And yet the Match of the Day host also feels Berahino must now apologise for his actions and get on with playing for West Brom.

Tottenham were frustrated in their Deadline Day pursuit of the 22-year-old and he hit out at how he had been treated by West Brom.

But Lineker feels the young forward must back down now that a move hasn't gone through.

Earlier, Berahino tweeted the following to prompt Lineker's reaction:

The West Brom man's wording was unfortunate, as it left a very ambiguous message. Many perceived it as a threat that he won't be playing for the Baggies again, however.

Clearly, Lineker feels he should and, who knows, should he continue to score goals at the Hawthorns, the 22-year-old may well earn a big-money move in January.

It is intriguing just how late Spurs left their pursuit of the West Brom man, of course, and the Midlands club may well feel they are victims in this whole saga...

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