Date: 2nd August 2010 at 9:50am
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Will the reported £6.5million transfer fee act as a hinderence for Steven Fletcher?

Or will it help to spur him on?

Well if pre-season is anything to go by, the 23-year-old is ready to live up to the hype and even improve on his impressive season last time out with Burnley.

“I don`t want to put pressure on myself. If I beat last year`s total it will be a good achievement,” Fletcher said to the Birmingham Mail.

He added: “I think 12 goals is a realistic aim but I am going to take each day as it comes and hopefully just get in the team to start with. That`s a battle in itself.”

Unfortunately, it doesn’t look like Fletcher will be receiving much of a battle from Sylvan Ebanks-Blake, who according to reports looks destined to not live up to expectations again.

But with Fletcher targeting 12+ goals and Stephen Hunt pushing Kevin Doyle to hit double figures this season, things sound good for a club who only managed 32 Premier League goals last season.

If Sylvan Ebanks-Blake could turn it around, then we really would begin to look a threat going forward.

Vital Wolves Comment: Fletcher scored 12 times for Burnley last season, can he beat that this season?

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