West Bromwich Albion 2020/21 Season preview
Where next for West Bromwich Albion?
West Brom is one of the new boys in the Premier League. They will need to hit the floor running and pick up points quickly so that they are not left behind trying to catch up with other teams around them.
What is the biggest challenge facing Bilic?
The challenge facing the manager is to find a balance between the defence and attack as West Brom attack is one of its strengths. West Brom showed their attacking strength in the championship, and that’s the reason why they got promoted to the Premier League.
It’s not always easy to replicate your performances in the championship in the Premier League. West Brom has a lot of exciting attacking options upfront. The challenge will be on the other side of the pitch defensively. The teams that have a best chance of staying up are usually the ones that can defend and attack.
Reasons for the fans to be excited and to be nervous?
Fans will be nervous that they don’t have enough defensive quality to survive in the Premier League. The Premier League is a tough league to stay in for any newly promoted team. They can be confident that they have a manager that has managed in the Premier League before in Slaven Bilic this experience will help when things get tough.
Who will be their key players?
Pereira is a key player for West Brom as he can Conjure up something out of nothing, but for West Brom to survive in the premier league, they will need the whole team to chip in with goal and assists. Players like Grady Diangana, Callum Robinson will need to contribute to the attack.
Another player who key is to West Brom is Jake Livermore who is the captain and has premier league experience with like Charlie Austin and Kieran Gibbs. The manager will expect these experienced players to help the younger inexperienced player to adapt quickly to the premier league.