Leyton Orient boss Kenny Jackett has told his players they all have to pitch in with goals this season, if they are to be promoted.

With a youthful front line, the manager thinks he has players whose careers are on the up, but said the rest of his team needs to take some responsibility for goalscoring as well, in order to make this season a success.

“I think the goals have got to be distributed,” he said in an online Q&A with supporters.

“You can look at different stats different ways, and there’s there’s plenty of sides who have somebody that scores 20, 25 [goals] and finish halfway in the league as well.

“I do want to distribute the goals. I feel as well that there’s a number of players that have really got to step up to the plate, and we’re gonna work hard with them.

“I like players on the way up, and I do like players that have a lot to prove, and sometimes then that means taking players that their record up to now isn’t necessarily fantastic.

“I feel we have really good hunger and desire, which is a big thing. I want to distribute the goals because scoring enough goals is a big thing.

“When you are looking at someone like Paul Smith dropping down to League Two, I would have very high hopes for him.

“Right across the front line, there’s 23 year old centre forwards just coming in like [Aaron] Drinan and then obviously Harry Smith at 26 that can improve as well. And the reason that we’ve taken him is that I do think they’re on the upward curve and can improve.

“Going into the attacking midfield positions. Dan Kemp got five [last season], can he get more than that?

“Then in the centre back positions, can [Omar] Beckles score a high number, mainly from set pieces? [Dan] Happe? Darren Pratley can. All of those targets have got to be set rather than it all going on to one person.”