West Brom fans name Dwight Gayle as their Player of The Season
Dwight Gayle celebrated a hat-trick on Saturday afternoon as West Brom beat Preston 4-1.
In the Championship for Newcastle and West Brom, Gayle now has 44 goals in 56 starts (plus 11 appearances off the bench).
This season alone he now has 21 goals in 30 Championship starts (plus five sub appearances).
On top of that Dwight Gayle also has seven assists and has won most of the eight penalties his strike partner Jay Rodriguez has scored this season.
On Wednesday the Newcastle loan striker has now also picked up the player of the season award from the West Bromwich Albion’s Disabled Supporters Club.
Dwight Gayle thanking (see below) the West Brom fans for the welcome they gave him and their support so far this season.
The striker has also said after his hat-trick at the weekend, that he would welcome the chance to stay at West Brom on a permanent basis.
Asked by the Express and Star if he sees himself staying at the Hawthorns permanently:
“Yes, of course.
“I have really enjoyed the season and the fans have taken to me and showed great support.”
Official West Brom site:
Dwight Gayle took centre stage as Albion’s Disabled Supporters’ Club celebrated its annual day with the first-team squad at The Hawthorns.
The Baggies striker, who has 21 Championship goals so far this term, earned the fan group’s 2018/19 Player of the Season award.
Dwight was joined by his team-mates to greet supporters, sign autographs and pose for selfies, with more than 100 fans in The Hawthorns’ Richardson Suite.
“It’s a massive achievement for me.
“To see that what I have done on the field over the year has been appreciated so generously by our supporters is great.
“I know that we need to push on now and hopefully we can finish the season on a real high.
“They welcomed us here with open arms, it was a fantastic day.
“The fans really enjoyed it and the boys had big smiles on their faces so it’s a nice gesture for us to show our support back to them and to thank them.”
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