Former Celtic and Leeds United defender Darren O’Dea: Bournemouth’s Callum Wilson is Championship’s best centre-forward

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Former Celtic and Leeds United defender Darren O’Dea believes that Bournemouth striker Callum Wilson should have been in the Championship Team of the Year.

Former Celtic defender Darren O’Dea has taken to social networking site Twitter to claim that Bournemouth star Callum Wilson is the best centre-forward in the Championship.

The 28-year-old Blackpool man, who played on loan for Leeds United from Celtic in 2011-12, made the claim in response to a tweet from Bournemouth left-back Ian Harte.

Harte, a former Republic of Ireland international, expressed his surprise on Twitter that some of his teammates did not make it to the Professional Footballers' Association Championship Team of the Year.

Wilson joined Bournemouth from Coventry City in the summer of 2014 and has been one of the best players for the Cherries this season.

Prior to this evening’s Championship encounter against Bolton Wanderers at the Goldsands Stadium, the 23-year-old had scored 19 goals and created 55 chances.

While the Englishman has been brilliant, there is a case for Ipswich Town striker Daryl Murphy and Watford star Troy Deeney to occupy the two spots upfront in the PFA Championship Team of the Year.

While Murphy has scored 25 goals in 43 Championship appearances so far this season, Deeney has found the target 21 times in 41 league matches and has played an integral role in Watford’s promotion to the Premier League.

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