Is Hugo Rodallega proving a point to West Brom fans who blasted reported bid?

Fans of West Bromwich Albion pay tribute to Cyrille Regis during the Premier League match between West Bromwich Albion and Southampton at The Hawthorns on February 3, 2018 in West Bromwich,...

Championship title challengers West Bromwich Albion were reportedly keen to bring Hugo Rodallega back to English football from Trabzonspor.

Hugo Rodallega of Wigan celebrates staying up during the Barclays Premier League match between Stoke City and Wigan Athletic at Britannia Stadium on May 22, 2011 in Stoke on Trent, England.

Earlier in 2018, a number of West Bromwich Albion fans took to Twitter to express their fury about a supposed bid for Hugo Rodallega.

According to Gunes, the Baggies had offered £5 million to bring the former Wigan Athletic and Fulham striker back to English football.

Although Rodallega had a respectable record in the Premier League, it is not difficult to understand why West Brom supporters were underwhelmed by those surprise links with a 33-year-old plying his trade in the Turkish Super Lig.


But maybe the cynics were a little too quick to scoff at the prospect of Rodallega moving to The Hawthorns. Because the former Colombia international has been in very impressive form so far this season.

He has scored five goals in seven league starts for Trabzonspor, helping his side to fifth in the table. In fact, Rodallega is just one away from matching his tally from the whole of last season.

Hugo Rodallega of Trabzonspor gestures during Turkish Super Lig soccer match between Aytemiz Alanyaspor and Trabzonspor at Bahcesehir Okullari Stadium in Antalya, Turkey on September 17,...

Fortunately for West Brom, however, they are not exactly suffering from a lack of firepower right now.

With the likes of Jay Rodriguez, Dwight Gayle, Matt Phillips and Harvey Barnes in fine form, Darren Moore’s side are the most prolific side in the Championship with an impressive 31 goals in 12 games.

Rodallega of Trabzonspor celebrates with Burak Yilmaz after scoring a goal during Turkish Super Lig soccer match between Trabzonspor and Kasimpasa at Medical Park Stadium in Trabzon,...

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