Leeds manager in striker dilemma

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Souleymane Doukara's suspension has provided a selection dilemma for Leeds manager Darko Milanic, who now has three strikers vying for first team selection when The Peacocks host Wolves on Saturday.

Doukara picked up his fifth yellow card of the season when referee Mark Clattenburg booked the striker in the side's 1-1 draw at Norwich.

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Billy Sharp

Doukara took his goal tally to five for the season when he netted a 63rd minute equaliser against fifth placed Norwich, but his booking means that he will suffer a suspension for the Wolves fixture.

The 23-year-old's absence could hand a start to Billy Sharp, who hasn't started a league game for the club since 16th September, and the 28-year-old will be waiting eagerly for his chance to prove himself to new manager Milanic.

Welshman Steve Morison will be hoping he grab the eye of his new coach and be offered his first start of the campaign, and overlooked new loan acquisition Brian Montenegro is also an option for the Slovenian boss.

The 21-year-old Paraguayan is yet to appear for United this season, but will be hoping he can get a run out and prove his worth when Wolves come to visit this weekend.


Will new head coach Milanic take a gamble and go with one of Morison or Montenegro, or will Billy Sharp fill the void left by Doukara?

Sharp is the obvious choice to fill in up top alongside Mirco Antelucci, and the Elland road faithful will be hoping that Sharp can make the desired impact and get them a result against a high flying Wolves side.

Steve Morison
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