Tony Pulis hailed Saido Berahino after the striker's four goals inspired West Brom to an FA Cup romp.
The England under-21 international netted an 11-minute hat trick either side of half-time as the Baggies thrashed Gateshead 7-0.
It was Pulis' first game after being appointed as head coach at The Hawthorns on Thursday.
Technical director Terry Burton has conceded Albion could sell Berahino in January but the club have so far had no offers for the player.
He took his tally to 13 for the season against...