Kemp: Berahino has to get back to playing to his potential.

West Brom attacker Saido Berahino has wasted the current season, says Baggies coach Dave Kemp.

Berahino, who was keen on a move away from The Hawthorns in the summer, hasn't been able to seal his spot in Tony Pulis' starting XI this season, with Pulis saying rumours surrounding Berahino has affected him.

However, while speaking to talkSPORT, Kemp said: 'He has allowed it to shift his focus. He has wasted half a season of his career and you can't get that back. If you drop away not-so-good things happen.

'Football is a team game – it's not about an individual. You have to respect your team-mates and especially the fans.

'It's a missed opportunity. He could have gone onto another level because he was in the England squad a year ago. He has to get back to playing to his potential.'

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