West Brom fans react on Twitter to Hal Robson-Kanu training-ground moment of magic

Hal Robson-Kanu of West Bromwich Albion celebrates scoring a goal from the penalty spot during the Sky Bet Championship match between Stoke City and West Bromwich Albion at Bet365 Stadium...

The West Bromwich Albion attacker has improved under Slaven Bilic and is in great form for The Hawthorns side.

Hal Robson-Kanu of West Bromwich Albion celebrates scoring a goal from the penalty spot during the Sky Bet Championship match between Stoke City and West Bromwich Albion at Bet365 Stadium...

A number of West Bromwich Albion fans have been commenting on Twitter about a training-ground clip uploaded by the Baggies channel showing off a moment of magic from Hal Robson-Kanu.

The 30-year-old has been impressive for Slaven Bilic's side over the past few weeks, coming off the substitutes' bench to score three goals in his last four Championship games (Transfermarkt).

 

 

Robson-Kanu had previously been somewhat of an unpopular figure amongst sections of the West Brom fanbase - the Twitter reaction to his new deal until 2021 was lukewarm at best - but since then, he has kicked on and done well.

In the Palm Training Ground video captioned "the fanciest of flicks from @RobsonKanu in training", the Wales international meets a delivery from the right with a cheeky backheel and finds the back of the net.

Some Albion fans showed their appreciation and a few were even baffled - in a good way - at how a player who was previously under a lot of criticism has "turned into Ronaldo":

Robson-Kanu has been at West Brom since since moving to The Hawthorns from Reading in the summer of 2016 and has notched up 12 goals and two assists in 103 appearances, according to Transfermarkt.

WBA player Hal Robson-Kanu (l) outpaces the Exeter defence during the The Emirates FA Cup Third Round match between Exeter City and West Bromwich Albion at St James Park on January 6, 2018...

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