Sheffield Wednesday are set to meet Hull City at Wembley tomorrow.
Wednesday are set to meet Hull City at Wembley tomorrow, with a place in the Premier League the prize for the victors.
Forestieri is almost certain to start for the Owls, and Brown believes that Hull boss Steve Bruce will need to come up with a plan to deal with the Argentine.
“If there is a key player for the whole game, I think it’s Forestieri,” Brown, who manages Southend United, said. “Whether Steve caters for him or not, I don’t know, but there’s wide open spaces on that Wembley pitch.”
Forestieri was brought to Wednesday from Watford last summer, and he has enjoyed a fine first campaign at Hillsborough.
The 26-year-old has played 39 times for the Owls in all competitions, and he has scored 15 times.
Forestieri has rapidly become a fans’ favourite at Wednesday, with his performances catching the eye.
Despite the skilful attacker’s influence, Wednesday still go into tomorrow’s game as the underdogs.
The Owls finished nine points behind Hull in the regular season, and it is likely that they will have to be at their very best to get past Steve Bruce’s side tomorrow.