Football - Wells thriving on the pressure

Former Bradford striker Nahki Wells has welcomed the added pressure of becoming Huddersfield's new club record signing.

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The 23-year-old Bermuda international completed his B£1.3million switch from Bradford last week and struck a last-minute goal after stepping off the substitutes' bench on his debut to clinch all three points for Huddersfield against Millwall on Saturday.

"Being the club record signing definitely does put extra pressure on my shoulders but, and I'm not saying this in any arrogant way, I'm quite good at dealing with pressure," said Wells, whose 90th-minute effort was his 16th in 22 appearances this season.

Wells, released by Carlisle before joining Bradford in the summer of 2011, had been linked with a long list of clubs from the Sky Bet Championship and Barclays Premier League, but insisted Huddersfield was the right destination.

"I just think it is the fact that a lot of young players have come here and done well and if they've not succeed with Huddersfield then they go on to succeed in their career - that was an important part in my decision to come here.

"The way that the club look at playing football and their ambition is to play football in the right way and to achieve things in the right way. That was an integral part in my decision."

Wells is expected to make his first start for Huddersfield in Saturday's league game at promotion-chasing QPR.

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