It is a waiting game for Sheffield Wednesday in hunt for more signings

Team effort:Milan Mandaric is liasing with Paul Aldridge and team boss Gary Megson
Team effort:Milan Mandaric is liasing with Paul Aldridge and team boss Gary Megson
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SHEFFIELD Wednesday are busy trying to add to their summer signings.

But chairman Milan Mandaric suspects that it will be a few more weeks before the market gets into full swing.

The Owls are delighted to have made an early start by landing David Prutton and Rob Jones.

Mandaric, vice-chairman Paul Aldridge and manager Gary Megson have been liaising closely over the club’s targets.

“There have been a lot of conversations between me, Gary and Paul,” confirmed Mandaric. “We are busy, and we have been trying to make approaches for players.

“It’s going slowly. A lot of people talk, but there are not so many conclusions. Sometimes a lot more happens towards the end of June.”

When players are due to run out of contract, their deals end on June 30. May and early June is also a time when many players and managers take holidays.

Mandaric added: “We have been working on bringing in six or seven players plus a couple of loans.

“There will be changes, definitely. We have to make some, to make some improvement.

“A lot of work is being done, though not yet so many conclusions.”

The Owls got in early to sign Prutton and Jones on frees from Swindon and Scunthorpe respectively, something of a coup as both were under contract.

With Wednesday having been linked with Macedonia centre-half Vance Sikov, it’s understood that the club had him watched but have decided not take the matter any further.Sikov, who plays in Cyprus, has been named in his country’s squad to face the Republic of Ireland in a European Championship qualifier in Skopje on June 4.

Bolton have confirmed the release of out-of-contract midfield player Joey O’Brien, who had a second spell on loan with Wednesday this season.