Tony Pulis has challenged West Bromwich Albion record striker Brown Ideye to go on a scoring spree after coming back from the brink with a goal.
Ideye’s third goal in Albion colours gave the Nigerian international some real hope of a better future after a difficult first seven months since moving from Dynamo Kiev.
But for the collapse of Carlton Cole’s proposed move from West Ham, Ideye may well have left the club to play his football in Qatar this week.
As it was, he came off the bench to score the equaliser as Albion recovered from a two-goal deficit to draw 2-2 against Burnley at Turf Moor.
“We’re hoping Browny can keep scoring,” Pulis said. “We have Saido, Brownie and Victor they’re our strikers, so we hope they can help us.
“Brownie hasn’t played badly. He’s just missed opportunities. And with goalscorers especially when you pay that much money – you expect to score.
“So hopefully that will help his confidence because he’s a good lad.”