The West Brom summer signing and boyhood Baggies fan took to The Hawthorns pitch for the first time last weekend.
At the end of July, the 27-year-old midfielder returned to the club where he came through the ranks, signing a three-year contract after being bought from Brentford - where he was captain - for an undisclosed fee reported to be £2.9 million (Express & Star).
A boyhood Baggie, Sawyers stated that playing for the club is "something I have always wanted" and added "I can’t even imagine what the feeling of walking out at The Hawthorns as a player for West Bromwich Albion will be like". (official WBA website).
Last Saturday, his wish finally came true as he took to the field at B71 against Millwall and earlier this week he took to social media expressing his delight at being able to follow in the footsteps of the likes of Jason Koumas, Zoltan Gera, Jonathan Greening and Chris Brunt.
From watching Koumas Gera Greening Brunty to doing it myself ❤️ https://t.co/Q7m2FglyhM— Romaine Sawyers (@RomaineSawyers) 12 August 2019
In response, the Baggies faithful took to Twitter to sing his praises:
Well done bud, should of kept you, nurtured you and played you to get experience! Always top ability ⚽️ Go smash it up— JonoGreening8 (@JonoGreening8) 12 August 2019
I didn't think loving you even more was possible.— Ryan (@RyanPGlasgow) 12 August 2019
Rolls Royce of a player so elegant and relaxed on the ball we havnt had a player like that in a while!— Ian Ball (@shadyacer) 12 August 2019
THIS COMMENT....... Pretty sure you’ll be talked about in such high esteem as those players in years to come— Hashtag Trend (@IamTils) 12 August 2019
May I add Robert Koren to the list please? Am sure you used to watch him too :)— Conrad Chircop (@conradchircop) 12 August 2019
This boy just oozes class!! Top man Romaine!!— Richard Hodgetts (@Hodge86) 12 August 2019
Love the passion from you love the way you play with your heart— jaywbafc (@Jamiebirmzboy) August 12, 2019
The heir apparent for the captaincy.— Martin Young (@mlwyoung1) August 12, 2019
Love this tweet Rom lad!!! You are living all our dreams for us. Keep doing what your doing, be humble and you’ll be up there with legends like Brunty and Zolly— Carl Burkitt (@baggyboy1878) August 12, 2019
Prior to his return to West Brom, Sawyers joined Brentford from Walsall in 2016 and made 123 appearances for the Bees, scoring eight goals, and was also linked with a switch to Celtic, according to Sky Sports News.
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