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Wycombe beast Akinfenwa wants Liverpool FA Cup clash

Wycombe Wanderers striker Adebayo Akinfenwa is dreaming of a fourth-round FA Cup tie at his boyhood club Liverpool.

A couple of years ago, the 34-year-old striker nicknamed 'The Beast', scored for Wimbledon against the Reds, but his dreams of forcing a cup replay at Anfield were undone by a laterSteven Gerrard free-kick.

On Saturday, Akinfenwa helped his side progress to the fourth round of the competition by scoring a winner in the 2-1 win over seventh-tier side Stourbridge.

However, the Reds have been forced to play a replay at Home Park by League Two side Plymouth Argyle after drawing 0-0 at Anfield on Sunday.

"Liverpool at Anfield," said Akinfenwa when asked about his fourth-round preference.

"Stevie G is the one who came in with the free-kick and stopped me playing at Anfield, so I wouldn't mind a crack at them, my boyhood team.

"I scored once against them and would like a chance to get another.

"We want a big team. They won't be used to how we play. But then again they are the elite for a reason.

"Whoever we play we will be the underdogs but we will give a good account of ourselves. We want to feel how Stourbridge felt."

Vyom Chaudhary
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