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Andrew Hughes provides a simple solution to a potential problem for Uwe Rosler

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Andrew Hughes suggests that Leeds United head coach Uwe Rosler should play Mirco Antenucci and Chris Wood together in attack.

Andrew Hughes has suggested on BBC Radio Leeds that Leeds United head coach Uwe Rosler should play Mirco Antenucci and Chris Wood together in attack.

Italian striker Antenucci has been on the books of Leeds since last summer, while Wood moved to the West Yorkshire outfit from Premier League club Leicester City last month.

Rosler will have to decide which striker to play frequently as the season progresses, and it will not be easy.

Antenucci had a good debut season in the Championship in 2014-15, scoring 10 goals and creating 22 chances in 36 league matches.

Wood has arrived at Elland Road as a major summer signing, with the Yorkshire Evening Post claiming that Leeds had to pay as much as £3 million as transfer fee for his services.

Former Leeds midfielder Hughes has a simple solution for this potential problem: play both the strikers.

“Why can’t you play them together? Why can’t you go with little and large?” the 37-year-old told BBC Radio Leeds.

Hughes’s suggestion may sound simplistic, but it is something that Rosler should look into, especially for home games.

While Wood needs to work on his fitness at the moment, once he is back to 100%, he could be paired with Antenucci up front.

With a two-prong attack, Leeds will be more attacking and more threatening to the opposition.

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