London - West Brom manager Alan Irvine has called on critics to be patient with striker Brown Ideye, SkySports report.
Ideye moved to The Hawthorns over the summer in a club-record £10million deal, and is yet to score.
Irvine has now pleaded with fans to exercise patience, with the believe the Nigeria international will bounce to scoring form.
The coach noted that Ideye should not be compared to former loanee Romelu Lukaku, insisting there is a big difference between them.
Irvine said he is aware of the high expectations from Ideye, and is optimistic the striker will not disappoint.
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