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'Selection headache coming' - Pressley

20 February 2014

Sky Blues boss Steven Pressley says he looks forward to a selction headache after the weekend when he has a full stable of strikers

Coventry City boss Steven Pressley says he is working tirelessly to find a solution to his strike force dilemma ahead of Saturday's away League One trip to Tranmere Rovers.
 
Young loan striker Chuba Akpom was recalled by parent club Arsenal on Thursday afternoon ahead of the Gunners' FA Youth Cup Fifth Round clash away at Charlton Athletic on Friday, February 21st.
 
He made his full Sky Blues debut with 90 minutes in Tuesday night's home 2-1 defeat to Carlisle United and will return to Coventry City on Thursday, February 27th ahead of City's home clash with Shrewsbury Town three days later.
 
Top scorer Callum Wilson is on the fringes of a return to the first team squad after overcoming a shoulder injury which has kept him out for the seven weeks and is aiming to be involved for the clash with Shrewsbury.
 
Loan striker Nathan Delfouneso also missed out on the midweek defeat to the Cumbrians but is battling to be fit for Saturday's trip to Prenton Park.
 
Pressley said although the current situation would be a challenge, he would be looking forward to the selection headache he expects to be getting ahead of City's clash with the Shrews next weekend.
 
"It's obvious that we need to have a look at our attacking options ahead of this weekend but we've done so before and we'll do so again," he said.
 
"Franck Moussa has filled that role for us in the past and has scored goals but there is a chance Nathan Delfouneso could still be involved and Michael Petrasso did extremely well for us in midweek.
 
"It's not the first time this season we've had to look for solutions to particular challenges and this is no different, and myself and the squad will do our best to make sure we find those solutions for the weekend.
 
"This challenge is short term though because after the weekend I expect to find myself having a selection headache with three strikers vying for starting places with the return of Callum Wilson to complement Nathan and Chuba.
 
"That's something I'm really looking forward to but we will firstly address the challenges of this Saturday and then look forward to the use of a fully fit stable of strikers against Shrewsbury."

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