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Leeds United: Fans want to see both Patrick Bamford and Eddie Nketiah in starting 11

Leeds United: Fans want to see both Patrick Bamford and Eddie Nketiah in starting 11

Several Leeds United fans are saying that they would like to see both Patrick Bamford and Eddie Nketiah playing in the same team going forward. 

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Marcelo Bielsa has tended to play either one or the other so far this season, with Bamford having been his preferred choice up front having started all 14 Championship games so far (via Transfermarkt).

Nketiah meanwhile has not started a single league game yet, but has made 10 appearances as a substitute where he has more often than not replaced Bamford (Transfermarkt).

However, the strategy of playing one up front is being questioned by supporters with the Whites currently struggling for goals. Indeed they are the lowest scorers of the top nine clubs in the Championship, having scored just 17 in 14 matches (BBC Sport).

With that in mind, quite a few Leeds fans would like to see both of their strikers starting up front. Whilst Bamford has struggled for goals, failing to score in his last nine (Transfermarkt), fans do appreciate that his hold up play helps the team overall.

Nketiah is more of a poacher, and it seems that supporters believe the two would complement each other if they played together.

Following their 0-0 draw against Sheffield Wednesday, here is what some fans had to say about potentially playing both strikers in the same team…

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