Berahino playing for West Bromwich Albion in 2014
|Full name||Saido Berahino|
|Date of birth||4 August 1993|
|Place of birth||Bujumbura, Burundi|
|Height||1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)|
|2004–2010||West Bromwich Albion|
|2010–2017||West Bromwich Albion||105||(23)|
|2011–2012||→ Northampton Town (loan)||14||(6)|
|2012||→ Brentford (loan)||8||(4)|
|2012||→ Peterborough United (loan)||10||(2)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 21:57, 13 May 2017 (UTC).
Having fled his native Burundi as a child, he received political asylum in Birmingham, and credits football with helping him integrate into English society. Berahino joined West Bromwich Albion at the age of 11 and turned professional seven years later. He spent time out on loan at Football League clubs Northampton Town, Brentford and Peterborough United.
Berahino made his first starts for West Bromwich Albion in the 2013–14 season, with highlights of that campaign including a hat-trick against Newport County, and the winning goal at Old Trafford against Manchester United. In his second full season, he recorded 20 goals in 45 games across all competitions. Following that successful campaign, Berahino became involved in a lengthy transfer saga involving Tottenham Hotspur, straining his relationships with manager Tony Pulis and then West Bromwich Albion chairman Jeremy Peace. In January 2017, he joined Stoke City for a fee of £12 million, potentially rising to £15 million.
Berahino represented England at all youth levels from under-16 to under-21, and was part of their under-17 team which won the 2010 European Championship. He was called up for the first time to the senior team in November 2014.
- 1 Early life
- 2 Club career
- 3 International career
- 4 Style of play
- 5 Personal life
- 6 Career statistics
- 7 Honours
- 8 References
- 9 External links
Born in Bujumbura, the capital of Burundi, Berahino played football as a child with a ball of plastic bags tied up with laces. His father was killed in 1997 during the Burundian Civil War. He travelled to England alone at the age of 10, fleeing the ongoing war to join his mother, brother and sisters who had already been granted asylum in Newtown, Birmingham. He could not locate his family on arrival, and was put in a care home. After his mother Liliane was traced, immigration officials had to administer a DNA test to confirm their relationship.
Berahino attended Aston Manor School, where he gained ten GCSE certificates and competed in basketball and athletics in addition to football. His childhood friends included Ateeq Javid and Recordo Gordon, both of whom went on to play County Championship cricket for Warwickshire. Initially speaking only French and having played street football in his native Burundi, Berahino attributed his love for the sport with helping him integrate quickly into English society.
West Bromwich Albion
Berahino signed for the West Bromwich Albion Centre of Excellence in 2004 at under-12 level, joining from inner-city team Phoenix United. He progressed through the youth system of the Baggies and in summer 2011, he signed a professional contract with them.
On 20 October 2011, Berahino joined League Two side Northampton Town on a one-month loan deal. He made his professional debut for the Cobblers two days later in 2–1 defeat to Bradford City at Valley Parade, playing the full 90 minutes. Three days after that, he scored his first senior goal against Hereford United, albeit in a 3–1 home loss at Sixfields. His loan was extended twice, on 3 November and on 5 January 2012. Two days after his first extension, Berahino scored twice away to Gillingham, a goal in each half of a 4–3 loss. He ended his spell with 6 league goals in 14 appearances for Northampton, although they were struggling in League Two.
On 9 February 2012, Berahino went out on loan again, this time at a higher level than before, by joining League One side Brentford through to the end of the season. He made his debut five days later, replacing Marcus Bean at the end of a 2–1 loss at Colchester United. In the next game, at Griffin Park on the 20th, he came on for Gary Alexander in the 28th minute and scored in each half of a 4–0 win against Carlisle United. He also scored both goals in a 2–0 win over Exeter City on 6 March, after which the club's caretaker manager Alan Kernaghan praised him by saying: "Saido got the nod and he did well, but this was win [sic] built on a strong defensive performance as shown by another clean sheet." Due to arguments with new manager Uwe Rösler, the loan spell with Brentford ended early and he returned to West Bromwich Albion on 3 April, having scored 4 goals in 8 appearances.
Berahino made his debut for West Brom as a substitute against Yeovil Town in a League Cup second round tie on 28 August 2012, replacing Shane Long for the final six minutes of a 4–2 away win. He signed on loan for Championship club Peterborough United on 1 October, in a deal until 2 January 2013. The following day, he made his debut in a 2–0 win at Barnsley, replacing Emile Sinclair after 65 minutes. On 27 October, Berahino scored twice in a 3–0 win over Derby County. At Peterbrough United, manager Darren Ferguson said that Berahino would play more regularly. He played ten matches on his loan spell, which was cut short by a knee injury.
At the start of the 2013–14 season, manager Steve Clarke suggested that Berahino should become West Bromwich Albion's main centre forward, instead of the club signing a new one. Of their strikers from the previous season, Romelu Lukaku had left for Everton and Peter Odemwingie had fallen out of favour at the club.
On 27 August 2013 he made his first start for West Brom in a League Cup tie against Newport County and scored a hat-trick in a 3–0 home win. He made his first league appearance for the Baggies when he came on as a substitute in a 2–0 home defeat against Swansea City on 1 September 2013, replacing Scott Sinclair for the last 15 minutes of the match. On 28 September, he replaced the injured Sinclair in the first half and scored his first Premier League goal, the winner in a 2–1 win against Manchester United at Old Trafford. He scored again on 2 November, opening a 2–0 home win over Crystal Palace. Berahino extended his contract with West Bromwich Albion on 2 December, committing him to the club until June 2017.
Berahino scored the last goal of a 3–3 draw away to West Ham United at the Boleyn Ground on 28 December. His penalty four days later won the match against Newcastle United, ending a 10-match streak without a win for the team, and on 26 April he again netted the only goal, to defeat West Ham at home.
Berahino scored both of West Brom's goals in their first game of the 2014–15 Premier League season, a draw against Sunderland on 16 August 2014. He scored twice more for the Baggies on 28 September, netting in either side of the half-time whistle as West Brom defeated Burnley 4–0. He equalled his league tally from the previous season with a penalty in a 2–1 loss to Liverpool on 4 October, having won the penalty after being fouled by Dejan Lovren.
On 20 October 2014 Berahino again scored against Manchester United, netting West Brom's second in a home Premier League fixture which ended 2–2. He converted an added-time penalty at The Hawthorns against Crystal Palace on 1 November to secure a draw with the same score. His good start to the season prompted the club to consider a new contract worth over £50,000 per week, but discussion of it was put on hold in late November due to his arrest on suspicion of drink driving.
On 3 January 2015 in the FA Cup third round, Berahino scored four goals in a 7–0 win against Gateshead. He did not celebrate any of these goals, which brought questions to new manager Tony Pulis who explained "you should go and see him in the dressing room, he's more happy in there". Berahino later stated "I was just handling business and acting professionally and that's it".
In February 2015, West Bromwich Albion abandoned their contract talks with Berahino, and said they would consider offers above £20 million to sell him at the end of the season. The club had been put off by his conduct, as well as an unauthorised interview with Sky Sports in which he declared that he was playing in order to get a transfer to a "bigger" club. On 11 February, Berahino scored his 10th goal of the Premier League season, and fifteenth overall, concluding a 2–0 home win over Swansea City. Three days later, he scored the team's final goal in a 4–0 defeat of West Ham United to put the Baggies into the quarter-finals of the FA Cup for the first time since 2008. On 28 February, Berahino netted his 17th goal of the season across all competitions, scoring the only goal of the game after 72 seconds for a league victory against Southampton.
Away at Manchester United on 2 May, he conceded a penalty by handling Antonio Valencia's cross, but Boaz Myhill saved from Robin van Persie and West Bromwich Albion won 1–0. Sixteen days later, Berahino scored twice in a 3–0 win over recently crowned league champions Chelsea, the second goal was his 20th of the season, a penalty after he was fouled by John Terry. He finished the season with the club's Player's Player of the Year Award.
In August 2015, West Bromwich Albion rejected a bid estimated at £15 million for Berahino to sign for Tottenham Hotspur, with the club valuing him at £25 million. After the bids, Pulis left Berahino out of his squad for the game against Chelsea on 23 August, replacing him with new record signing Salomón Rondón. When interviewed after the match, Pulis stated that Berahino was left out because previous events in the transfer market had been "disruptive". The following day, the club rejected Berahino's transfer request. After they rejected a fourth bid for the player on transfer deadline day, Berahino stated he was unhappy with the conduct of his club and wrote on Twitter that he would never play for the club again under chairman Jeremy Peace; he was fined for these comments. On 7 September, Pulis told the press that all parties had reconciled, and that Berahino was training again as normal.
Berahino returned as a substitute for Albion in 0–0 draw against Southampton on 12 September, receiving a mixed reception. He started a week later against local rivals Aston Villa, scoring the only goal of the game by deflecting James Morrison's shot into the net. The following week against Everton, he opened the scoring and Albion went on to lead 2–0 before eventually losing 2–3. After the international break, Berahino scored the only goal in home win against Sunderland on 17 October, exploiting a fumble by their goalkeeper Costel Pantilimon. From 31 October until the end of the calendar year, Berahino did not start a single game, with Pulis saying that "He's lucky to be on the bench, never mind starting. He's a smashing kid but lets himself down at times."
In January 2016, Berahino scored in a 2–2 draw against Bristol City in the third round of the FA Cup, but did not appear in the squad for the replay. Pulis attributed this to an infection, and re-stated that he wanted to keep the player at West Bromwich Albion by the end of the month's transfer window. He returned for the next round on 30 January, scoring both goals in a 2–2 home draw against former loan team Peterborough. The next day, Newcastle made a £21 million bid for the player. However, Berahino remained at West Bromwich Albion; on 26 February he apologised for having threatened to strike. On 16 April, Berahino had two penalty kicks saved by Heurelho Gomes in a 1–0 home loss to Watford.
Stoke City tabled an offer of £17 million, potentially rising to £20 million, for Berahino in July 2016. West Bromwich Albion rejected that bid and an equal one from Crystal Palace. On 23 August, he missed from the penalty spot as West Bromwich Albion lost on a shootout away to his former team Northampton, in the first round of the EFL Cup.
In November, Berahino was assigned extra work in training and sent to a camp in France after he was found to be 8 pounds overweight by West Brom's medical staff. He said in an open statement on the team's website that constant speculation had made it the "most difficult year" of his career, causing him to "feel depressed" and affect his fitness.
Berahino joined Stoke on 20 January 2017 for a fee of £12 million, potentially rising to £15 million, signing a five-and-a-half-year contract. Pulis wished him well but said that he needed "to get his act together". Speaking after joining Stoke, Berahino admitted he had 'lost his way' at West Brom. He made his debut for Stoke on 1 February 2017 in a 1–1 draw against Everton. Mark Hughes revealed that Berahino had served a eight-week suspension by the FA during his time at West Brom after failing an out-of-competition drugs test. Speaking to BBC Football Focus in March 2017, Berahino claimed that he failed the drug test because someone had spiked his drink. After failing to score in his first nine matches for Stoke, Mark Hughes backed Berahino to make a bigger impact in the 2017–18 season. Berahino also revealed that he had lost a stone in weight since joining the club. Berahino ended the 2016–17 season without scoring as Stoke finished in 13th position.
Regarding his allegiance in international football, Berahino said in 2013:
|“||It's a non-starter. I want to play at the best level with the best players at the best tournaments. Burundi is motherland to me. I will always be a Burundian regardless of what happens, even if I become a successful Premier League player. I will still have the Burundi culture in me. Playing for England is totally different. They have given me a second chance in life, provided my family with a different type of lifestyle. I feel very, very grateful to what England have done for me and my family. So, when I play for England, I play with passion and excitement, joy and desire to win.||”|
Berahino made appearances at various youth levels for England. He represented England under-17 as they won the 2010 European Championship in Liechtenstein, scoring the equaliser in the final group game as they came from behind to defeat Turkey 2–1. In 2012, he represented the under-19 team at the European Championship in Estonia, helping them reach the semi-finals before losing in extra time to Greece.
He was called up to the England under-21 squad for the first time for the match against Scotland on 13 August 2013. He scored on his England under-21 debut on 6 September, a European qualifier against Moldova in his side's 1–0 win, this game was also Gareth Southgate's first game in charge. Four days later, Berahino equalised for a 1–1 draw against Finland in the next qualifier away in Tampere. On 15 October, Berahino scored twice in a 4–0 qualifying win against Lithuania, taking his tally for the team to 4 goals in 3 games.
Berahino was yellow-carded after the first of his two goals in a 3–0 win against Finland under-21 in a European qualifier on 15 November 2013, for lifting his shirt to reveal a message to his late father, who died in the Burundian Civil War. He was voted the 2014 Under-21 Player of the Year by fans, finishing ahead of Harry Kane with 16% of the vote after a year in which he scored at a rate of a goal every other game, including three to help the team qualify for the European Championship. Berahino has the all-time third-highest goal tally for the England under-21 side with 10 goals in 13 appearances, behind Francis Jeffers and Alan Shearer.
On 6 November 2014, England manager Roy Hodgson — who promoted Berahino to the West Bromwich Albion first team in 2011 — named Berahino in his squad for the first time, ahead of a UEFA Euro 2016 qualifying match against Slovenia at Wembley Stadium on the 15th and a friendly against Scotland at Celtic Park three days afterwards. Berahino did not take part in either of the senior England matches for which he was called up.
In March 2015, Berahino was approached to represent his native Burundi at international level, a decision which can be taken as he has not played for England in a competitive senior international.
Style of play
Berahino's England under-21 manager Gareth Southgate has said that he has an ability to create space on the pitch for his teammates, and has become physically and mentally stronger since he began working with him. West Bromwich Albion goalkeeper Ben Foster stated that Berahino is more committed in training than other players of his age, and follows a healthy diet. His former West Bromwich Albion teammate Steven Reid said that Berahino's attitude to training improved as a result of dealing with two "turning points", namely his expulsion from Brentford and knee injury at Peterborough.
In April 2014, Berahino apologised to West Bromwich Albion after videos of him inhaling nitrous oxide for recreational purposes were discovered by the media. He confessed that "This was very poor judgement on my part and not the right example to be setting. At the time, I wasn’t fully aware of the serious health risks involved but now I know, I won’t be doing it again". However, Berahino denied allegations that he drove 120 miles under the influence of the substance. On 22 October 2014, Berahino was arrested on the M6 near Lymm, Cheshire, on suspicion of drink driving. He was charged with the offence in January 2015, and admitted to it before North Cheshire Magistrates in Runcorn, who gave him a 12-month driving ban and a fine of £3,400.
In April 2015, Berahino set up his own charity foundation to help WaterAid improve the lives of disadvantaged people in Britain and abroad. He stated "Having grown up in Burundi, I know only too well the devastating impact the lack of access to clean water or sanitation can have on families". His manager Pulis said that "His story is an inspiring one and this shows what I have been saying for several months now about his attitude and his growing maturity". In April 2017 Berahino denied a claim that his foundation failed to donate money "promised" to WaterAid.
- As of match played 13 May 2017
|Club||Season||League||FA Cup||League Cup||Other||Total|
|West Bromwich Albion||2011–12||Premier League||0||0||0||0||0||0||—||0||0|
|Northampton Town (loan)||2011–12||League Two||14||6||1||0||0||0||0||0||15||6|
|Brentford (loan)||2011–12||League One||8||4||0||0||0||0||0||0||8||4|
|Peterborough United (loan)||2012–13||Championship||10||2||0||0||0||0||—||10||2|
|Stoke City||2016–17||Premier League||13||0||0||0||0||0||—||13||0|
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