Darren Moore yet to discuss long-term future with Dejphon Chansiri as Sheffield Wednesday enter final push

With Sheffield Wednesday’s fate looking all but sealed in terms of their divisional status heading into next season, there remain a number of areas very much up in the air.

Thursday, 15th April 2021, 9:14 am

An overwhelming number of first team players look set to leave the club in the summer, with the Owls seemingly waiting to discover their on-field situation before committing themselves to some player contracts going forward.

And there has yet been no word on the future of the man at the centre of it all.

Darren Moore has as of yet been unable to arrest Wednesday’s relegation slide but has taken huge plaudits for how he has gone about changing the club.

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Sheffield Wednesday boss Darren Moore.

But with many suggesting he should be central to a long-term strategy at Hillsborough, there has of yet been no conversation about his future with Owls owner Dejphon Chansiri, he told The Star.

As with previous managers the length and terms of Moore’s contract are a closely-guarded secret at S6.

“The reason we’ve not had a conversation about next season is that it’s still all to play for this season and I won’t lift my head at all with that,” he said.

“As I’ve said, we move on to Saturday now, which is another important game for us on Saturday.”

Moore was back in the dugout having had to miss Wednesday’s last three fixtures having tested positive for Covid-19. He’ll be there again on Saturday when they welcome Nigel Pearson’s Bristol City.

“It felt good to be back,” he said. “I felt better here than being isolated at home and felt I was on the front line with the players fighting tooth and nail to get a result.

“There’s is nothing that will change our fortunes but ourselves and the only way we can do that is to go about doing the right things.

“I’m disappointed we lost that game, you look at it and think of those small margins, but we’ll look at the game, analyse it and move on to Saturday. We have to try to build on the times we’ve gone toe to toe with a team at the top of the table like Swansea.

“At times we matched that and the aim has to be matching that and surpassing that on Saturday, that has to be the aim.”

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