NINE free agents who Sheffield Wednesday could look to sign this summer transfer window

This summer transfer window could prove to be a pivotal one for Sheffield Wednesday.

Monday, 21st June 2021, 6:38 am
Hillsborough Stadium. (Photo by Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images)

After suffering relegation last season, the Owls will be eager to build a squad capable of bouncing back to the Championship at the first time of asking, but could have a significant rebuild project on their hands if they are to do so.

As always, the teams that have a successful window tend to be the ones who show the greatest amount of savvy in the market, and in League One smart loan signings and clever swoops for free agents can be vital weapons in a side’s transfer policy arsenal.

With that in mind, we’ve taken a look at nine of the most intriguing free agents that Wednesday could realistically aim to sign this summer – so no Sergio Ramos, unfortunately.

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Huddlestone has always been a classy operator, and at 34 he is still on the lookout for a new club. Dropping down to League One could help him to reignite his career in its twilight years. (Photo by Justin Setterfield/Getty Images)

Click and scroll through the pages below to see our list of talent that the Owls could look to nab for a bargain...

The former Stoke City defender was last seen playing his football out in Australia, but is back on the market this summer. Versatile with EFL experience to spare, he could still be an asset in the third tier. (Photo by Ashley Feder/Getty Images)
A Premier League title winner with Leicester City, let's not forget, it wasn't too long ago that Dyer was aiming for promotion back to the top flight with Swansea City. Even at 33, imagine the damage his blistering pace could do in League One. (Photo by Luke Walker/Getty Images)
Shackell has been without a club since leaving Lincoln City last year. Perhaps not the most exciting potential signing, the veteran defender could still bring plenty of experience and know-how to a League One dressing room, even if it is just as a covering option. (Photo by Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images)
With 16 senior caps for the USA and 32 Premier League appearances under his belt, Lichaj certainly has the pedigree. Most recently, he was plying his trade in Turkey, but could a move back to England tempt him? (Photo by Shaun Botterill/Getty Images)
A real wildcard, anybody who could consistently get a tune out of the former Manchester United prodigy would be bagging themselves a world-beater. The issue is getting said tune out of him. A recent trial with Sheffield Wednesday came to nothing, but that doesn't necessarily mean that he's a complete write-off. (Photo by Nathan Stirk/2020 Getty Images)
Edwards brought to an end a 17-year association with boyhood club West Brom when they suffered relegation last season, and is now very much up for grabs. Still only 23, you would presume that the player himself would prefer a move to a Championship side, but if he could be sold an exciting promotion-chasing project of which he would be a key component, perhaps he could be tempted to make the drop down to League One. (Photo by Andrew Couldridge - Pool/Getty Images)
At 31, Moore still has years left ahead of him between the sticks, and with a wealth of experience throughout the EFL pyramid, would be a dependable option for any side looking to bring in cover and competition in net. (Photo by Shaun Botterill/Getty Images)
Perhaps a tad aspirational given that he was still turning out in the Premier League as recently as last season, but the Welshman could surely do a job in League One. Now 32, he's not exactly a spring chicken, but he's still got some miles left in him, and the guarantee of regular first team minutes would be a major draw if any club were to pitch a drop down the divisions to him. (Photo by Tim Keeton - Pool/Getty Images)