Forest star: This is how teammate and I confuse defenders

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Nottingham Forest's Michail Antonio says that he has worked on a trick with Britt Assombalonga to confuse defenders.

Nottingham Forest star Michail Antonio says that he works on swapping positions with Britt Assombalonga during matches to try and confuse opposition defenders. 

The two attackers have been in fine form and are a major part of the reason that Forest have made such an impressive start to their campaign this year and Antonio has revealed a trick that they work on to make the such a potent duo. 

"Sometimes myself and Britt try to switch positions, just to keep the defenders on their toes, to confuse them," he said to the Nottingham Post.

Between them, they have scored 12 goals already so it seems that the trading places act that they have is working to maximum effect.

However, Antonio insists that is not just the form of Assombalonga and himself that has fired the club up the table. 

The former Sheffield Wednesday man also says that the form of Chris Burke has helped him impress as a player.

Burke, another summer signing, has also caught the eye during his initial period at the City Ground and Antonio believes that the service he has received from the winger has had a big impact on his own performances.

"Chris Burke is getting plenty of crosses in from the right."

"He does set up a lot of chances for me, with the balls he whips in. I always try to get in there, at the back post, because he knows I will be there and I am quite good in the air."

"He does try to pick me out, if not he knows Britt will be at the front post."

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