Leeds United forward Kemar Roofe has a message for West Brom ahead of clash

Kemar Roofe says it will be ‘just another goal’ if he finds the net against West Bromwich Albion on Saturday night.

Roofe has been in red-hot scoring form during Leeds United’s ascent to the top of the Championship table and returns to The Hawthorns for the first time since leaving this weekend.

The Walsall-born attacker has found the net seven times in 10 league games this term to spearhead Marcelo Bielsa’s team’s charge towards the Premier League.

But, despite spending 16 years of his life at Albion, scoring this weekend doesn’t hold any extra significance for the 25-year-old.

He said: “It would be just another goal, it doesn’t matter who I score against or how they go in, it is just about helping the team to win.”

Roofe joined Albion’s academy at the age of six and climbed through the academy before leaving for Oxford United in 2015 having failed to make a professional appearance.

His career has taken off since, though, and he’s rightly regarded as one of the most talented forwards in the Championship.

“I was at West Brom from the age of six and I left when I was the age of 22-23, so I spent most of my life there,” said Roofe.

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“I learnt a lot and had most of my football education there, which has played a major part in my career to date.

“It will be good to go back to The Hawthorns, I’ve waited a long time to play there in a professional match and this will be my first time.

“I’ve still got the majority of my family in the area, so I’m sure it will be packed at the ground with them.”