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If, and it is by no means certain that they will, Sheffield United need to change the dynamic of Sunday’s FA Cup semi-final at Wembley, then Jamie Murphy could once against find himself ploughing a lone furrow up front.

The former Scotland under-21 international’s rampaging wing play has been a driving force behind his team’s march from the Weston Homes Stadium to Wembley where they are preparing to face Hull City for the right to contest the most prestigious domestic knockout trophy on earth.

However, after being deployed in a central role against Leyton Orient last weekend, Murphy’s impact on the game reminded Nigel Clough that he has an extra option in attack. And, should the need arise, it is one the United manager will not hestitate to utilise.

“Jamie has got that in his locker,” Clough said,

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