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Pairing Akinfenwa with this free agent would give Wycombe a powerful front two next season



Aaron Wilbraham has had a long and productive career in English football, but released at the age of 37 by Championship club Bristol City, the experienced striker will spend this summer on the hunt for a new club.

The 6ft 3 man made 31 appearances for the Robins last season in the league, which is a fantastic return for a 37-year-old in the second tier, but the majority of these outings came from the bench.

Wilbraham did manage four goals, proving that he still has the guile and fitness to remain a professional footballer for several more years.

The player won’t be playing Championship football next season, but dropping a couple of divisions down to League Two could be the perfect move for the veteran striker.

Wycombe Wanderers will be looking to add more goals to their game ahead of the new season, with the Chairboys only striking 58 times in the league last year.

When compared to the sides that pipped the Buckinghamshire club to the play-offs, then it is clear that this average figure ultimately cost the club a place in the top seven.

The club already have big Adebayo Akinfenwa tied down for another year, but Wilbraham would offer an entirely different option.

Wilbraham is much taller than 5ft 11 Akinfenwa, and has the ability to compete in the air as well as on the ground.

Akinfenwa is a powerhouse, and both forwards have enjoyed prolific spells during their long careers.

Pairing the two men would give Wycombe one of the oldest, but most powerful strike forces in the division, and if manager Gareth Ainsworth can help the duo to an end of career swansong at Adams Park, then the former caretaker boss at QPR will be enjoying League One football next season.

ScoopDragon Football News Network

Article title: Pairing Akinfenwa with this free agent would give Wycombe a powerful front two next season

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