FOOTBALL-BERMUDA-Striker Wells hoping to regain scoring touch.

 
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Bermudian striker Nahki Wells, with 17 goals under his belt this season, is fired up and ready to drive Bristol City into the English Championship play-offs despite an injury scare.

Nahki Wells.

Wells, who turned 30 earlier this month, has scored twice since joining the West Country outfit for APS4 million (US$5 million) from Premier League side Burnley in January, netting against Fulham in their final game before COVID-19 halted football more than three months ago.

He had earlier scored 15 times while on loan at Championship rivals Queens Park Rangers.

Wells had hoped to pick up where he left off in City's first match after the unprecedented break, against Blackburn Rovers last weekend, but suffered a calf strain in training and was limited to a second-half substitute's appearance in a 3-1 defeat.

It left City 10th in the table, two points adrift of the play-off places.

'It was a tough result, a hard one to swallow. It just wasn't good enough from every individual, especially considering what we have in front of us,' Wells said.

'It was difficult for me going into the match. I had a setback because of a minor tear in my calf, which had me off the grass for 12 days. I had one day with the physio and a day and a...

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