Sheffield Wednesday star pleased to complete challenge Gray set him

Sheffield Wednesday manager Stuart Gray asked Kieran Lee to start scoring more regularly, and the midfielder has duly obliged.

Kieran Lee has told Sheffield Wednesday's official website that he is delighted to have completed the task Stuart Gray set him.

Gray had challenged Lee to start scoring more frequently earlier in the season, and the midfielder will feel that he is proved his goalscoring credentials now.

Lee netted against Brentford last night to take his total to five goals for the season and says he is pleased to have made an improvement in this area.

“It’s really pleasing and an improvement on last season when I scored just one goal," he said.

“That’s what I want to do, score more goals and it would be nice to get one or two more before the season is out.

“The ball is seeming to fall for me at the moment. I think that comes from getting into the box more, making late runs and trying to get on the end of things.”

Lee is sat among Wednesday's top scorers after his goal against Brentford, and his late runs into the box are proving to be a useful attacking weapon for the side.

The 26-year-old has been one of the Owls' better performers this campaign, but his future at Hillsborough remains uncertain.

Lee's contract expires in the summer and so far there has been no word of a new deal between arranged between player and club.

It would be somewhat of a surprise if Lee did leave, but he will do his chances of staying no harm if he continues scoring between now and the end of the season.

Wednesday have just three games left of their campaign, where they will be looking to climb into the top-half of the Championship table.

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