Huddersfield Town linked with move for Sheffield Wednesday striker

Huddersfield Town are said to be interested in signing Sheffield Wednesday striker Lucas Joao.

Friday, 26th April 2019, 1:32 pm
Updated Friday, 26th April 2019, 1:40 pm
Hillsborough. (Photo by Stu Forster/Getty Images)

The Examiner report that the Terriers are tracking the ten goal front man as a potential strike partner for Karlan Grant. 

Town boss Jan Siewert is interested in the 25-year-old Portuguese striker, with Hull City’s Fraizer Campbell and Brentford’s Neal Maupay also identified as potential options. 

Rumours earlier this month suggested that Wednesday could slap an £8million price tag on Joao, while Huddersfield have also been linked with Owls goalkeeper Keiren Westwood who could be a free agent at the end of the season if he is not offered a new contract.

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The relegated Premier League club are expected to have a major squad overhaul as they prepare for life back in the Championship, while it's also expected to be a summer of transition and personnel changes at Hillsborough under Steve Bruce.