Neil Lennon admits Sheffield Wednesday's Fernando Forestieri could hurt Bolton Wanderers

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Sheffield Wednesday's Fernando Forestieri made his debut against Burnley at the weekend.

Neil Lennon has admitted in the Sheffield Telegraph that Fernando Forestieri could hurt his Bolton Wanderers side on Tuesday night. 

Forestieri joined Sheffield Wednesday from Watford during the summer transfer window, and there is a great deal of excitement around his potential. 

The Argentine made a bright start to his Owls' career, by putting in a standout performance in a 3-1 defeat against Burnley on debut, and Lennon is expecting his Bolton team to have to keep a close eye on the attacking midfielder this evening. 

“It’s not been a great start for the new manager but by all accounts they played well at Burnley on Saturday,” the Bolton boss said. “The game could have gone either way.

“They have the likes of Fernando Forestieri who can hurt you and they brought in Ross Wallace. It is difficult to adapt to the Championship – even if you are British, never mind foreign. It’s a league that you have to adapt to quickly."

Carlos Carvalhal's Wednesday side have started the new campaign slowly, and they currently sit in 19th place, as the Portuguese boss looks to implement his style on the team. 

The Owls have won just once in the Championship so far, and they will be eager to increase that tally at the Macron Stadium. 

Bolton, though, head into the game having beaten Wolverhampton Wanderers in their last outing, and they are unbeaten in their last three matches. 

It means that they have the greater momentum of the two sides, and Lennon will be hoping his team can use that in their favour later. 

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