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Kenwyne Jones has made an instant impact since his loan move from Southampton to Sheffield Wednesday. The 20-year-old Trinidad and Tobago international has scored seven goals in six games and has yet to be on the losing side as Wednesday have won five matches and drawn the other.
Givemefootball's Lawrie Madden caught up with the player that came to this country as a defender and ended up a striker.

Q: GREAT START FOR YOU AND THE TEAM?

A: The start I have made with Wednesday has been unbelievable. Up to this very second I am enjoying it here so much. The manager has shown faith in me, the fans are fantastic, the players are great and everyone at the club is so friendly.

Q: CAN YOU KEEP YOUR SCORING RUN GOING?

A: I believe it will end when it is time to end. I don't care how I score them or who they are against, a goal is a goal. I am always confident and getting these goals is breeding even more confidence. It doesn't matter how long it takes in a game, I always think to myself that I am going to get at least one chance. All the goals so far have been my first chance in the game.

Q: PAUL STURROCK HAS BEEN AN INFLUENTIAL FIGURE IN YOUR CAREER SO FAR, HASN'T HE?

A: I am very grateful to Paul Sturrock for bringing me over here from Trinidad and taking me on loan at Wednesday. It is important as a football player to get good playing time wherever you are, and it is better for me playing for a big club like Wednesday.

Q: YOU ARRIVED AS A DEFENDER - WHAT HAPPENED?

A: When I came to England there was a notion that I was not a striker. The thought was to bring me over from Trinidad as a centre half but obviously that hasn't happened, and I am very happy to continue as a striker. I was a striker for most of the time but I can also mix it up in midfield and defence, so basically I am an all round player.

Q: WHAT ABOUT THE LONG-TERM FUTURE WITH SOUTHAMPTON?

A: Harry Redknapp is happy for me to come up here to get some first team experience and, at the end of the day my long term future rests with Harry and whatever he decides to do. But for the moment I am repaying Paul Sturrock with some good performances and good goals.

Q: SOME INTERNATIONALS ON THE OTHER SIDE OF THE WORLD TOO?

A: Hopefully, I will be playing international football in February while not missing any games here in England. I think I can manage playing both: the flights are long but I think I can cope. I am getting fitter playing first team football and that can only be good for club and country.

Q: WHAT ABOUT TRINIDAD'S WORLD CUP PROSPECTS?

A: We start our third and final part of our qualifying campaign against the USA and it is so important we win because we are at home and need a good result. It's every player's dream and our country's dream is to make it to the World Cup finals in 2006.

Q: PLAYING FIRST TEAM FOOTBALL WILL HELP YOUR INTERNATIONAL CHANCES TOO?

A: When you are playing reserve team football, you are playing to impress the manager to get a place in the first team or in front of scouts from other clubs, or just playing for playing's sake. It is completely different in the first team, there are points to play for and a position in the table. It is a much more driving force and better in the long term.