West Brom may have lost to Everton on Thursday but Okay Yoksulu shined once more.

He is proving game after game that he is a top-class player and Sam Allardyce deserves a lot of credit for bringing him in on loan.

The Turk has slotted in with ease and it is easy forget that he was not even fully match fit when he joined.

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Also, this is his first experience of Premier League football.

In spite of that he was one of the best players on the pitch against Everton, and helped restrict them to just three shots on target.

Unfortunately, he could do nothing about their goal.

So far Yokuslu has demonstrated he likes to break up play with one tackle and 1.8 interceptions per game [WhoScored].

We badly needed that given we conceded 28 goals in ten games under Sam Allardyce before Yokuslu played.

From his four starts we have let in only two goals.

While that is a hugely impressive impact, the 26-year-old showed a different side to his game on Thursday.

He was exceptional on the ball and achieved 97% pass accuracy, conceding possession on just five occasions, per SofaScore.

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That gave us a foothold in the game and proved particularly important when we chased a late equaliser.

In completing six out of six long balls he helped to put us on the front foot and with a bit more quality and creativity in the final third we could have got something from the match.

It will be interesting to see if Yokuslu is more adventurous against Newcastle.

They are struggling currently and a lot weaker than Everton, so hopefully Allardyce gives him freedom to roam.

His current form suggests he can control midfield almost single-handedly and that should allow our attackers to press on.

It is a shame we may only be able to watch Yokuslu for a few more games, as it is unlikely a player of his quality will stick around if we go down.

In other West Brom news, it is time for Big Sam to end his experiment with another Albion man who gave the ball away 24 times against Everton.

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