West Bromwich Albion fans react to Darren Fletcher's Hawthorns return with Stoke City

Salomon Rondon of West Bromwich Albion tackles Darren Fletcherof Stoke City during the Premier League match between West Bromwich Albion and Stoke City at The Hawthorns on August 27, 2017...

Fletcher quit West Brom for Stoke City in June.

Salomon Rondon of West Bromwich Albion tackles Darren Fletcherof Stoke City during the Premier League match between West Bromwich Albion and Stoke City at The Hawthorns on August 27, 2017...Stoke's Darren Fletcher (right)

West Bromwich Albion boss Tony Pulis was only naturally disappointed at losing Darren Fletcher to Stoke City.

The former Manchester United midfielder spent two and a half seasons at the Hawthorns, in which he captained the Baggies and was crowned player of the year in 2016.

But despite being offered what Pulis described as a "fair and competitive" new contract, Fletcher chose Stoke instead and made a first return to his former club on Sunday, as goals from Jay Rodriguez and Peter Crouch ensured a 1-1 draw.

Yet while Fletcher was named man of the match by BBC Sport, many West Brom fans feel it is in fact they who got the better end of the deal, having seen his replacement, Gareth Barry - signed from Everton earlier this month - in action for the first time at home.

Gareth Barry of West Bromwich Albion and Maxim Choupo-Moting of Stoke City battle for possession during the Premier League match between West Bromwich Albion and Stoke City at The...West Brom's Gareth Barry (left)

Here's what they have been saying on social media... 

What did you make of Fletcher's performance for Stoke? Have West Brom come off the better of the two sides?

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