Shane Long, left, can get off the mark for Southampton at West Brom (Picture: AFP/Getty Images)
Many people (myself included) balked at Shane Long’s hefty transfer fee given his Premier League goal record.
It appeared though at Anfield that he might get to make a point relatively early in his Southampton career, alas his simple chance to open his account went begging. Not to worry though! If ever there was a time to right that wrong, a home debut against your old club is perfect right?
Saints entertain West Bromwich Albion on Saturday, and despite having played for Hull City in-between Long was their player just seven months ago. The last time he faced them he showed his worth as a forward, controversially winning a penalty (for which he was roundly condemned by those who had once cheered his name despite not appealing for it) then scoring the second goal…
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