Leon Clarke can boost firepower - Wolves' Kenny Jackett

Kenny Jackett today hinted that super-sub Leon Clarke could partner Danny Graham as he looks for more Wolves firepower.

Leon Clarke can boost firepower - Wolves' Kenny Jackett

After using the rapier pace of Rajiv van La Parra alongside on-loan Graham in the last two games after switching to a front two, Wolves have shown a cutting edge.

And after Clarke's match-winner against Sheffield Wednesday last weekend to end a five-match losing run, the former Coventry City forward could offer another alternative.

Jackett insists being able to adapt with different styles and formations is paramount in establishing Wolves as a force in the Championship and it's a case of the more options the better.

"Danny Graham suits a partner. He has played as a single striker at Swansea but right now he looks better with a partner," said Jackett.

"He could play with a quick player, and I have selected that type of player in the last two weeks. At times, I think he could play with Clarke. That would give us an alternative."

Though he has not been a regular starter this season, Clarke has been something of a talisman for Wolves.

It's a remarkable statistic that when the 29-year-old has scored the Molineux men have never lost.

In the 15 different matches he netted for Wolves over two spells, they have won ten and drawn five.

Last Saturday's late winner was Clarke's second goal of the season and his second against a former team, having netted in Wolves' previous win at Leeds at the end of October.

"It's amazing how often that works when you play against your old team," he said.

"He took his goal very well after a good ball from (Kevin) McDonald. It was a crucial goal, a welcome one."

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