Okay Yokuslu didn’t have his best game when West Bromwich Albion drew 2-2 with Huddersfield Town on Saturday and he struggled once again in the Baggies’ 1-1 draw with Wigan Athletic on Tuesday.

The 28-year-old started in the heart of the midfield but barely laid a finger on Wigan, resulting in Steve Bruce substituting in the second half for Jake Livermore.

Joseph Chapman of Birmingham Live gave Okay a player rating of 3/10 and said he was ‘not at the races’. He was critical of the Turkish international’s lack of anticipation as Wigan were building attacks and felt he didn’t do enough to stop them coming through the middle of the park.  

Against the Latics, Okay played for 59 minutes, had 38 touches, won three aerial duels, completed 80.8% of his 26 passes, failed to create a chance, made two successful dribbles, failed to make a tackle, had one clearance and failed to make an interception.

The defensive-midfielder has made seven appearances in all competitions since returning to Albion over the summer, but poor performances are starting to creep in, so Bruce might have a decision to make whether to start him against Burnley on Friday.

In other news, Conor Townsend underwhelmed v Wigan