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Jos Luhukay reveals for the first time Sheffield Wednesday's transfer policy for next season

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Jos Luhukay has given his first indication as to what Sheffield Wednesday's transfer strategy will be next season and from where potential recruits will be coming.

Luhukay says he has already spoken with chairman Dejphon Chansiri about their plans for what would be the manager's first full campaign, having taken charge of the Owls in January.

It was already assumed that the types of figures that had been paid out for players in the previous two years will not be available to Luhukay and to that end, the Dutchman has said that a big emphasis will be placed on youth, both within his own club and at larger Premier League sides.

The Owls boss, speaking ahead of Saturday's match against newly-crowned champions Wolves, says a focus will be on promoting from within and using the talent in his under 23s squad, which could win the league for the second year in a row on Friday.

But Luhukay has also stated that he will be looking to some of English football's big guns in a bid to bring potential stars to Hillsborough as part of the players' development.

However, outside of youth progression, the manager also revealed that British players, or at least those who have experience in the Championship, will form part of his transfer strategy in the summer.

Sheffield Wednesday owner Dejphon Chansiri with Owls manager Jos Luhukay

Sheffield Wednesday owner Dejphon Chansiri with Owls manager Jos Luhukay

"I have spoken with the chairman about the future, about our team, the club. We are on speaking terms," Luhukay told The Star. "We are intensive with that, we must look at what we can do for the future.

"Money is not important, what is important is what you want to do and see what is possible. We are looking for the options we can have, we do what we can and what we can't do. We must try to come to a good team together."

When asked where he will be looking to find players for his squad for next season, Luhukay, who has given first team opportunities to a host of young players since coming to the club, added: "First we will look at our own club - our academy. For me personally but also for the club and the future very important.

"We had Sean Clare, Jordan Thorniley and a lot of young players and also both goalkeepers. Joe (Wildsmith) and Cammy (Dawson) they have been 14 years at the club so you have an identification with the club but also with the fans.

Jos Luhukay looks on while Dejphon Chansiri speaks during the manager's unveiling in January

Jos Luhukay looks on while Dejphon Chansiri speaks during the manager's unveiling in January

"I think it is important to look in the Championship for typical players - they know the league, they know the culture, they know how to play in the Championship. I think also we must look at the under 23s at bigger clubs in the Premier League - players with a high dynamic, with a high spirit but also maybe in the future need to take a step back and after maybe go a step forward.

"This is the way - first look at our own players in the Academy, then the Championship and maybe under 23s from the Premier League clubs but who maybe don't have a chance for the first team but maybe the Championship is maybe the challenge to go further in their own career."

Connor Kirby was given his Owls debut last week against Reading

Connor Kirby was given his Owls debut last week against Reading

Jordan Thorniley and Joe Wildsmith have each played key roles this season having come from the under 23s

Jordan Thorniley and Joe Wildsmith have each played key roles this season having come from the under 23s