7 goals in 8 games - Should Redfearn give Brian Montenegro a chance?

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The 21-year-old Leeds forward scored twice for the Under-21 side yesterday afternoon.

Brian Montenegro scored twice for Leeds United's Under-21 side yesterday afternoon - taking his recent tally to seven goals in eight games.

And for a club that has netted just 25 times in 22 Championship games, that's an impressive record, even if is only for the Under-21s.

Montenegro scored either side of half-time during a 4-1 win and sent another message out to head coach Neil Redfearn.

That message being: if you need a goalscorer, I am right here after all.

The 21-year-old was brought to Elland Road on loan this summer but has barely featured for the senior side. Considering their goalscoring struggles, though, could now be the time for Redfearn to turn to Montenegro?

The Paraguayan can play both up front and out wide and is clearly high on confidence right now.

Stumbling blocks exist, of course, in the fact that Mirco Antenucci is Leeds' top scorer and Billy Sharp showed promise against Nottingham Forest, meaning neither really deserve to be dropped. But Montenegro's momentum suggests he could be worth a punt - even if just from the bench, or perhaps in a different formation.

The question of whether to use Montenegro has been asked at Leeds all season, although calls for his inclusion might be stronger than ever after his latest display.

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