Calum Woods backs Huddersfield Town teammate Nahki Wells to get back on goal trail soon

The Bermudian striker is still settling in, but his talent is clear for all to see according the the full-back

Huddersfield Town (5) v Barnsley (0) - Barnsley goalkeeper Luke Steel brings down man of the match Nahki Wells, conceding the penalty which Adam Clayton converted for Town's fourth goal.

Huddersfield Town head to Doncaster with defender Calum Woods urging striker Nahki Wells to take up where he left off against Barnsley.

The club-record £1.3m signing didn’t manage to end a goal drought which now runs to seven games.

But he had a direct hand in four of his side’s five goals without reply against the Reds.

As Wells, who notched in both his first two appearances, prepares to play his 10th Town game since switching from Bradford, full-back Woods noted: “Nahki is still settling in.

“That’s what it’s like whenever you join a new club. You need to get to know everybody and how they play. Nahki’s situation is no different from anyone else.”

Bermudian ace Wells, 23, has 15 Bradford goals to his name this season, including one on the Capital One Cup first-round clash with Town, who won 2-1 at the John Smith’s in August.

And Woods, who returned for a first appearance in five games against Barnsley, added: “We see his ability day in, day out in training and we know he’s going to score goals.

“But he also has a great work ethic, and that proved valuable against Barnsley.

“He chased everything down, won the ball back for us, held it up and then passed it on. He showed he can be a real handful.

“I was disappointed for him that he didn’t get the goal his performance deserved. But four assists is still a great return.”

James Vaughan has stepped up his rehabilitation work as he returns from the calf injury suffered in the home clash with Nottingham Forest last month.

But the 12-goal top scorer has yet to return to full training, meaning a return at the Keepmoat is highly unlikely.

Midfielder Jonathan Hogg will be assessed on the calf injury which kept him out against Barnsley while Town have centre-back Joel Lynch out after surgery on a groin problem.

Town Juniors are away at Sheffield United tomorrow (12.00).

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