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Wigan Athletic - Who would you start up front?

Wigan Athletic - Who would you start up front?

Latics boss Steve Bruce may be about to face a bit of a quandary as he prepares his side for the opening game of the new season at West Ham a week on Saturday, who does he play up front?

The most obvious partnership for me is Heskey and Zaki, but is Zaki fit enough having missed half of the preseason; the last thing we want is to risk him getting a strain or a pull and being out for a few weeks.

If Bruce isn`t going to start with Zaki who should he have to partner Heskey who I am assuming will be first choice anyways

Camara was recently voted 3rd choice behind Heskey and Zaki on a poll here at Vital Wigan but I would leave Henri on the bench he is more of an impact player, so to is Sibierski who for me would always be a squad man

Sibs reads the game brilliantly and has the ability to change a game but he is so much more effective when he comes on as a sub as opposed to starting a game.

That leaves King, if King hasn`t already left.

Personally if Zaki isn`t to be risked I would start with Heskey and King.

There is a poll with your preferred forward line up on the right side of this page, why not have a vote and we`ll see who is the fans choice of strikers for the Latics

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Writer:Barry Worthington
Date:Thursday August 7 2008
Time: 12:17AM

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Its got to be Heskey and Zaki
worbo
07/08/2008 00:19:00
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I agree. That said, I'd like to see Sibierski in midfield. He's a leg.
robin
07/08/2008 09:08:00
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Zaki has to start with big Emile, with Camera coming off the bench although Camera will want to put one up the Spammers after how they treated him
ZAKKY
07/08/2008 18:37:00
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think Zaki can play from the start and I do not think it a matter of fitness as much as finding his feet in the EPL. Until now, it looks like he grew up playing in the rain...
pharo
08/08/2008 10:06:00
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