Everton midfielder James McCarthy is reportedly on the radar of West Bromwich Albion.

West Bromwich Albion fans have taken to Twitter to give their reaction to speculation linking the club with a move for Everton central midfielder James McCarthy in the January transfer window.

According to Sky Sports, Championship side West Brom are interested in signing McCarthy on loan from Premier League club Everton until the end of the season.

The 28-year-old Republic of Ireland international central midfielder has not been in action for 12 months following a serious injury to his right leg last January.

“He has been gradually stepping up his training since early October and Everton are keen for him to get some regular first-team football under his belt,” adds the report on Skysports.com.

West Brom fans have given his take on McCarthy on Twitter, and below are some of the best comments:

McCarthy is a good player who will add to the West Brom team in the second half of the season in their quest to win automatic promotion from the Championship to the Premier League.

With Jake Livermore serving a suspension, and the likes of Gareth Barry, Chris Brunt and James Morrison in their 30s, Darren Moore’s side could do with a new midfielder.

McCarthy will be hungry for playing time, and the former Wigan Athletic star will be asset for West Brom.

In other news, Report: Arsenal now confident star will sign new contract with them