Norwich City's Premier League struggles will continue unless they can get the best out of star striker Teemu Pukki, according to journalist Stuart Hodge.
How have Norwich performed this season?
Other than a 6-0 hammering of Bournemouth in the Carabao Cup last month, Daniel Farke's side have scored just two goals this term.
However, head coach Farke claimed the 2-0 defeat to Everton at the weekend gave him some encouragement and urged his side to be more clinical if they want to turn their campaign around.
What has Stuart Hodge said about the situation?
Norwich are adjusting to life without Emiliano Buendia, who grabbed 15 goals and 17 assists last season.
The 24-year-old joined Aston Villa for a club record fee during the summer transfer window and Hodge thinks Farke needs to find a way of getting Pukki into more goalscoring positions.
He told GMS: "The big problem for Norwich City is trying to make sure that this new system utilises Teemu Pukki to his best ability because that is not happening yet.
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"He's a guy that likes to play on the shoulder and if Norwich City are counter attacking, which I think the 4-3-3 does allow better, there needs to be that cohesion happening.
"By taking Emi Buendia out of the equation, that cohesion at the top end of the pitch is not there yet."
Is Pukki capable of guiding Norwich away from danger?
Statistics show Pukki is a goalscorer, with him being on the scoresheet 69 times in 133 Norwich appearances.
Pukki, who joined the Canaries on a free transfer from Danish side Brondby in 2018, was the Championship's third most prolific player last season and also started all three of Finland's fixtures at Euro 2020.
He even scored five goals in his first three outings in the division, so he clearly just needs to be presented with more opportunities by his team-mates.News Now - Sport News