Date: 24th September 2015 at 11:11am
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Aaron McLean, having opened his account for Barnet with a goal in the three-two win last weekend, has called on the Bees to show a more ‘ruthless streak’ going forward.

Goals weren’t an issue for Barnet last season but they’ve not come as freely, nor have wins for that matter, since promotion at Conference Champions! Following the win against Stevenage, with former Peterborough, Hull and Bradford striker McLean among the goals, he’s looking for more.

He’s also told the Times-Series Barnet can be among the ‘top group’ in League 2, what that entails I’m not quite sure? I think he, from the sounds of it, means in and around the play-offs!

‘Realistically we have got a chance of being in that top group. It is the consistency. The teams that get out of this league are the teams which are consistent and when you can’t win a game, you don’t lose it. That is the ruthless streak we need to get into our game.

‘It is the players who have to get that – the manager can only do so much. If we do that then we have got a chance.

‘We need to put a run together – which we know. It is just building blocks. This is the first block, we need to make sure we build on that in the next game.’

McLean, who signed a three-month deal last month to help fill a void for Martin Allen with Kevin Lisbie injured, isn’t sure what the future does hold for him though?

The 32-year-old is enjoying his time at the Hive so far with his main focus ‘scoring goals’ after that he added what happens next will take care of itself.

‘It is a great club and I am really enjoying it.

‘At the moment I have just got to concentrate on playing, making sure I keep myself in that team, scoring goals and all the rest of it will sort itself out.’

Match fitness, and sharpness, is also something he said is improving all the time with him still playing ‘catch-up’ at the moment but he’s ‘getting there!’


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