By 90Min
April 06, 2018

After bursting onto the scene with West Bromwich Albion in the 2014/15 season, notching an impressive 20 goal haul at only 21-years-old, Saido Berahino had the potential to become one of England's finest strikers.

Fast forward to 2018 and Berahino has gone two full years since he last scored a competitive goal, with the striker, now of Stoke City, looking as though his career in the top flight of English football has ended before it truly began.

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Since joining the Potters for £12m in January 2017, Berahino has failed to repay the relegation threatened side with a single goal, although that isn't the root of his current turmoil with the Premier League outfit.

With Stoke manager Paul Lambert concerned about the 24-year-old's diminishing performances, he planned on playing Berahino in an Under-23s match against Aston Villa, with the Potters boss instructing the striker to arrive at the club's Clayton Wood training ground at 9:15am.

However, Berahino failed to turn up until 9:45am, infuriating Lambert who has sent the perpetually out of form striker to play and train with the reserves, as reported by the Telegraph.

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With the former England Under-21 international struggling for fitness and game time with Stoke, his career at the bet365 stadium, and indeed in the Premier League, could well and truly be over soon.

Having suffered a fall from grace since his breakout season, Berahino may be forced to move to a team in the lower tier of English football, or indeed look for opportunities to ply his trade abroad, should he wish to recover some of his early career form.

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