Ipswich Town striker Will Keane has talked up the prospect of forming a front-three with James Norwood and Kayden Jackson, report the East Anglian Daily Times.
Keane came on as a substitute for Jackson during Saturday’s 0-0 draw with Doncaster Rovers at Portman Road after returning from a surgery lay-off following a hamstring injury that interrupted his entire pre-season.
“I don’t see why not,” the striker said when asked about the prospect of the trio playing together.
“I like to think we would complement each other and bring different strengths to the team so we’ll see.
“It depends what formation the manager wants to play but I’m sure we’ll all enjoy that and be an attacking force.”
The 26-year-old spent the second-half of last season on loan with the East Anglian side, chipping in with three goals in 19 appearances and managed to impress despite what was a dreadful season for the club.
But Saturday’s draw was ensured that Paul Lambert’s side continued their strong start to the season, extending their unbeaten run to seven matches as they seek an immediate return to the second-tier.
They travel to MK Dons on Tuesday and will be looking to leapfrog current league-leaders Wycombe Wanderers to take the spot at the summit of the table.
It would certainly be interesting to see, but I would be surprised if Lambert changed things any time soon.
Norwood and Jackson have been impressive so far this season and I suspect that Keane will have to settle for substitute appearances and hope that he can impress enough to warrant a start of his own.
Whilst Jackson is capable of playing out wide, I have my doubts over how it would work on the other side. Both Keane and Norwood thrive down the middle and feel like it could be a case of too many cooks spoiling the broth if they were to play together.