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DJ doesn't feel Pool pressure

DJ Campbell insists he feels no pressure from either his club-record transfer fee or the manager's goal targets.

Ian Holloway believes Campbell is good enough to maintain his scoring rate of a goal every two games in the top flight.

"The gaffer has said that before and it's good that he has belief in me," said Campbell.

"It would be nice if I can, but I am just taking each game as it comes and the team is more important than me.

"If I can help with my goals, then great. That's what I want to do.

"But as long as we keep picking up wins to get safe, I'll be happy with that.

"I have set myself a goal target for the season. I won't tell you what it is ... but when I get there I'll let everyone I know."

Campbell cost 1.25m from Leicester City, the biggest transfer fee Pool have ever paid.

But the pricetag doesn't bother the man himself. "As long as I do my job to the best of my ability, and hopefully score goals, there shouldn't be a problem," the frontman added.

"I am just proud to be at Blackpool. To come back for the third time is great.

"Pressure is part of this game. If there was no pressure it wouldn't be the sport it is, especially the Premier League.

"You just knuckle down and get on with it. Transfer fees don't mean anything.

"It is easier for me because it feels like I've never left. I've been here twice before and it feels the same.

"The pressure may have been greater had I not known the surroundings, the lads, the staff and everyone involved."

 
 
 

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