Taking a closer look at how the young West Bromwich Albion forward is doing on loan.
After 26 goals for West Brom’s second-string, many of the club’s fans felt this season could be the one when Nabi was finally given a chance to shine, even if that was only as a late substitute in a cup competition.
So it was somewhat surprising when Nabi left the club on loan, not to a Championship side to hone his talent in the English game, but to Indian Super League club Delhi Dynamos.
The 21-year-old no doubt hoped the move would ultimately help him earn a first-team chance at The Hawthorns, but so far things have not gone according to plan.
Nabi is five matches into his loan spell and the promising West Brom youngster is yet to score having played only 31 minutes of football to date, being an unused substitute for the last three matches.
When Delhi were in desperate need of a goal in a recent clash against Kerala Blasters, Nabi remained on the bench while fellow substitute Richard Gadze scored an 87th-minute winner.
It is a strange turn of events for Nabi, who may yet get the chance to impress at his loan club but who, for now, is continuing to struggle for those priceless first-team minutes.