Sheffield Wednesday: Owls chief pays tribute to ‘team worker’ Vincent Sasso

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It has been a good start to February for Owls defender Vincent Sasso.

With Tom Lees sidelined for the last two matches due to a knee injury, the Frenchman has stepped into the void and performed admirably considering he has played so little football since returning to Hillsborough.

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Sasso has produced two steady displays alongside club captain Glenn Loovens in their victories over Wigan Athletic and Birmingham City. Indeed, Wednesday have yet to concede a goal when Sasso has played this season.

Should Lees fail to shake off his knock, Sasso is poised to line-up against relegation-haunted Blackburn Rovers tonight.

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“Sasso has integrated well into the team; he’s a player with a big value,” head coach Carlos Carvalhal told The Star. “He’s a team worker and is doing well, like the rest of the team, because he has qualities.

“It is not a surprise to me that he is doing well. We brought him in last season and he did very well.”

Sasso’s long-term future remains unclear, with his contract expiring come the summer.

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