'Overrated': West Brom fans think Craig Dawson was exposed against Nottingham Forest

West Bromwich Albion fans celebrate during the Premier League match between West Bromwich Albion and Stoke City at The Hawthorns on August 27, 2017 in West Bromwich, England.

Craig Dawson is reportedly worth £20m but he made a mockery of this price-tag as Forest held West Bromwich Albion in the Championship on Tuesday.

West Bromwich Albion's English defender Craig Dawson (C) vies with Tottenham Hotspur's English striker Harry Kane (L) to head the ball during the English Premier League football match...

Craig Dawson had the chance to make a real statement on Tuesday night as West Bromwich Albion hosted Nottingham Forest.

Starting in his favoured centre-back position, and without Ahmed Hegazi alongside him, Dawson will have been hoping to prove himself as the best defender available to manager Darren Moore.

But did he make the right impression? Not exactly.

Dawson has spent much of his West Brom career playing at right-back and he looked like a square peg in a round hole in the centre when Forest came to The Hawthorns.

Lewis Grabban of Nottingham Forest and Craig Dawson of West Bromwich Albion during the Sky Bet Championship match between West Bromwich Albion and  Nottingham Forest at The Hawthorns on...

It was his misplaced pass that paved the way for Lewis Grabban’s strike, while he struggled to deal with the pace and movement of Forest’s attackers throughout the thrilling 2-2 draw.

On Tuesday night’s evidence, reports from The Express and Star that West Brom refused to sell Dawson in the summer after demanding an eye-watering £20 million look remarkable. Dawson barely looked like a £2 million defender against Martin O’Neill’s Nottingham Forest.

As the West Brom fans have pointed out, his weaknesses were brutally exposed in midweek.

Craig Dawson of West Bromwich Albion celebrates before his goal is dissalowed via the VAR system during The Emirates FA Cup Fourth Round match between Liverpool and West Bromwich Albion at...

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