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9-goal striker in, Nuhiu axed: The strongest Sheffield Wednesday and Preston combined XI – Agreed?



Preston North End face a huge run-in in the Sky Bet Championship, with Alex Neil’s side firmly in contention for the play-offs.

The Championship returns this weekend following last week’s international break, with Preston looking to push on when they face Sheffield Wednesday at Hillsborough.

The Lilywhites are entering the weekend’s round of fixtures in eighth, but find themselves in a strong position with eight fixtures of the season remaining, as just two points separate them from the play-offs.

This weekend’s opponents, Sheffield Wednesday, would’ve expected to find themselves in promotion contention this season, but are instead sat 17th and drifting towards a mid-table finish in the Championship.

Despite their disappointing league position, Wednesday still have some talented players at their disposal and could damage Preston’s play-off chance this weekend at Hillsborough.

With that in mind, we take a look at both sets of players and select a combined XI from Sheffield Wednesday and Preston…