Last Updated: Thu, 29 Mar 2012 13:56
Somen Tchoyi still has a future at West Brom according to Keith Downing but he has been urged to be more consistent in his performance.
The Cameroon player has not started a match for the Baggies since a 2-0 defeat by Liverpool in October and has not even been in the squad for the last two matches.
Albion's assistant head coach told www.wba.co.uk: "He needs to maintain that consistency because he has an abundance of talent, he's a matchwinner, as we've seen before, and he can make an impact on games, as he did at Fulham.
"But it's a case of him learning about positional play tactically. We know technically he has got it in abundance, but tactically it's knowing and understanding what role he needs to do as part of the team and those things are what we want.
"It's taken (boss) Roy (Hodgson) so many months to drill that into him and obviously Somen needs to take it on board on a training day and a match day. But we know his ability and he's in our plans for the final eight games."
Tchoyi was an influential player last season, scoring seven goals, including a hat-trick on the final day of the campaign against Newcastle, but he has added only one more to his tally this campaign, grabbing an equaliser against Fulham last month.
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