Hard to fathom how a player who was deservedly nominated for player of the year last season has fallen so quickly.

Th 25-year-old is a shadow of the player who once scored for fun, he has only one league goal so far this season.

Contract wrangle at the start of the season seems to have affected him, with the nadir reached in the Champions League against Anderlecht when he was substituted at half-time.

With another contract issue set to arrive at the end of the season, the Bhoys should cash in on him in January.

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