DEVANTE Cole is pleased to be playing regularly this season and believes there are a lot more goals to come from Barnsley’s strikers.

The 27-year-old has started three of the five league games, and two in the cup, after starting just eight league matches last season.

He netted in the 3-0 win over Bristol Rovers last week, equalling his tally from 24 Championship matches last season for the relegated Reds.

He is the only striker yet to score this season but believes there are goals to come from the likes of James Norwood, Jack Aitchison and Aiden Marsh.

Cole told the Chronicle: “As a player you want to start games. I just want to get goals and play well.

“There are goals in this team.

“If we create chances we will score, so we just need to keep doing that.

“Last season was difficult for everyone, with two managers. I was in and out of the team like a lot of people but now it’s just playing regular football and helping the team.”

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Barnsley lost 3-1 at Premier League Leeds United on Wednesday in the EFL Cup, showing character but missing a penalty which would have made it 2-2.

They now visit League One leaders Ipswich Town tomorrow.

Cole said: “The league is our number one so we have to put the same intensity as at Leeds into Saturday, go down there and try to get three points.

“It’s back to basics now. If we bring the same energy into every league game, we won’t be far away at all. Most teams probably couldn’t keep up with that.”

Cole is enjoying playing under new head coach Michael Duff.

“He’s been positive. It’s a big change from last year and it’s good for everyone here. I am enjoying playing.”