Here are five players that Sheffield Wednesday should sign this summer.
Kean Bryan, Manchester City – Kean Bryan, who is aged 21, was named Young Player of the Year by Oldham Athletic after impressing hugely despite the club’s eventual relegation to League Two. He started as a box-to-box midfielder but transformed into a centre back, the youngster likes to use his strength in possession, vision and passing ability to influence the game from the centre of the park.
Callum Hudson-Odoi, Chelsea – During the recent FIFA Under-17 World Cup, Hudson-Odoi scored England’s first goal of the tournament against Chile, and was an integral part in their eventual triumph, playing in every game. The young midfielder particularly starred in the final, assisting three goals to help England come from two goals down to beat Spain 5-2. Known for going on mazy runs through midfield, the 17-year-old has a high ceiling and at such a young age, has plenty of time to make the breakthrough into senior football.
Jon Nolan, Shrewsbury Town – The midfielder has made 43 appearances for Shrewsbury this season and has managed to notch nine goals from midfield. A host of Championship clubs have expressed their interest in signing Nolan, so Sheffield Wednesday will have competition if they wish to sign the midfielder. With Shrewsbury failing to earn promotion to the Championship and Paul Hurst leaving for Ipswich Town maybe this is the right time for Nolan to leave Shrewsbury Town.
Marcus Maddison, Peterborough United – The Peterborough United star deserves a chance in the Championship and has been linked with a move many times. The winger has made 148 appearances for The Posh scoring 35 goals. Maddison, who has the most assists in League One, has been a pain to League One defence for a number of years but will he get the chance to shine in the Championship for Sheffield Wednesday?
Ethan Ampadu, Chelsea – Having joined Chelsea in the summer from Exeter, highly-rated starlet Ethan Ampadu has impressed Antonio Conte to such an extent that he did not allow him to go out on loan and has instead found himself on the fringes of the first team picture. The 17-year-old made his debut in the Carabao Cup third round against Nottingham Forest last season, garnering rave reviews with a calm, assured performance in the middle of the park.