Identify a group that may bench greater than Wycombe. We’ll wait.
The newly-promoted Championship outfit now have two of the world’s strongest gamers, based on FIFA 20, following the signing of Uche Ikpeazu on a three-year deal from Hearts.
Ikpeazu, 25, groups up with one of many solely males in world soccer he can’t push off the ball: Adebayo Akinfenwa.
The Chairboys muscled their method to the Championship by way of the League One play-offs final season, regardless of many of the stats having them among the many worst groups within the division.
However stats don’t rating objectives or win promotion – and Wycombe don’t have anything however satisfaction of their strategies.
They’ve completely no downside bullying groups, profitable sufficient bodily battles to make up for what the stats would counsel they lack technically.
FIFA 20 strongest gamers
5. Uche Ikpeazu (Wycombe) – 94
4. Romelu Lukaku (Inter Milan) – 95
3. Kalidou Koulibaly (Napoli) – 95
2. Wesley (Aston Villa) – 95
1. Adebayo Akinfenwa (Wycombe) – 97
And anybody who has performed FIFA down the years will know that Wycombe will take some beating subsequent yr following the arrival of Ikpeazu.
Supervisor Gareth Ainsworth mentioned: “He’s fast, robust, holds the ball up nicely and can rating objectives for us too. He provides us another choice up entrance and little question will study lots from Adebayo Akinfenwa who has achieved an outstanding job for us in an analogous function over the previous 4 years.”
In actual fact, again in 2018, Ikpeazu and Akinfenwa had been the two strongest gamers on the sport.
And this received’t be the primary time they’ve met. Soccer journal 433 put their energy to the check in a video two years in the past…