Tony Pulis heaps praise on 18-year-old Sam Field

West Bromwich Albion manager Tony Pulis

The West Bromwich Albion manager is understandably excited by the midfielder's potential.


West Bromwich Albion's Craig Dawson and Sam Field in action with Bournemouth's Max GradelWest Bromwich Albion's Craig Dawson and Sam Field in action with Bournemouth's Max Gradel


West Bromwich Albion's Sam Field is a name that is met with huge excitement at The Hawthorns, with the promising midfielder exciting both his supporters and the officials at the club.

At only 18 years old, he has made four appearances in the Premier League, all of which were under the management of current Baggies boss Tony Pulis.

Pulis was full of praise when speaking to BBC West Midlands about the youngster on Tuesday night, claiming Field can be a ''fantastic player for the club''.

Locally born Field has been at the club since he was eight years old and is a lifelong fan, which has already made him a popular figure on the terraces.

Pulis, a man whose managerial career stretches over twenty five years, was quoted by BBC West Midlands as saying: "Technically, he's as good and as gifted as any footballer I've seen at that age."

Field has represented England at Under 18 level and was involved several times in the early season for West Bromwich Albion. Impressive performances against the likes of Middlesborough raised his profile as a promising young talent.

However, the Albion boss has also protected the youngster at times by taking him out of the match squad completely, while an injury put the youngster out of first team action for an extended period.

A promising cameo against Tottenham last month gave the teenager from Hagley another opportunity to assert his mark in the first team, and he will be looking to continue his progression.

West Bromwich Albion manager Tony PulisWest Bromwich Albion manager Tony Pulis

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