Sheffield Wednesday manager Stuart Gray has spoken of the challenge that he has set Kieran Lee at his press conference today.
Gray wants Lee to get his name on the scoresheet more often and has demanded that the midfielder shows his goalscoring potential over the final few games of the season.
The Wednesday utility man has netted just four times in 27 games this campaign, but Gray was pleased to see him score a late winner against Rotherham United in their most recent fixture.
SG: Kieran Lee is scoring more goals and that is the challenge I have set him #swfcLIVE— Sheffield Wednesday (@swfc) April 2, 2015
SG: To have that energy and composure in the 98th minute was fantastic #swfcLIVE— Sheffield Wednesday (@swfc) April 2, 2015
Lee is regarded as a valuable member of Wednesday's first-team squad at the moment, but the pressure is one him to complete the target that Gray has set.
The 26-year-old is out of contract in the summer and it could be that his future is decided by his form over the remaining games in the current campaign.
Wednesday will have money to spend in the summer and unless Lee can prove that he is good enough for a team competing for the promotion places in the Championship, then his future could be in doubt.
It means that it will be important that Lee builds on his goal against Rotherham, and he will be looking to hit the back of the net again this weekend when Wednesday take on Yorkshire rivals Huddersfield Town.