Saido Berahino reacts on Twitter after scoring for West Brom's Under-21 side

Saido Berahino

Saido Berahino staked his claim for a place in West Brom's first team by scoring for their Under-21's.

West Bromwich Albion Under-21's hammered Swansea City 3-0 on Monday evening, with Saido Berahino notching a goal.

The Baggies first team got a 2-2 draw at Liverpool on Sunday evening, with Divock Origi's injury time equaliser preventing a victory for Tony Pulis' men.

On Monday, some of the club's youngsters and fringe players got a chance to play against Swansea City in an Under-21 match, and they certainly impressed.

The likes of Serge Gnabry, Callum McManaman and Saido Berahino all featured, and whilst Tahvon Campbell put the Baggies in front, Berahino and McManaman added later goals to beat Swansea 3-0.

After the final whistle, controversial forward Berahino took to Twitter to give his views on the victory, stating there is nothing he loves more than being able to play.

Berahino, 22, hit 20 goals for West Brom last season, and that triggered interest from Premier League rivals Tottenham - but the Baggies rejected four summer bids from Spurs for the Burundi-born hitman, as reported by Sky Sports.

Now, Berahino has become a bit-part player under Tony Pulis, with the West Brom boss seemingly unconvinced that the forward is in the right state to play on a regular basis. He has though been taking his chances in the Under-21's, and there isn't much more he can do to prove to Pulis that he is ready to play on a regular basis again.

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