Reports link Sheffield Wednesday with former Fulham striker Stephen Humphrys in hunt for more goals
Sheffield Wednesday are expected to have a busy summer, with plenty of changes in the pipeline for Darren Moore’s side.
While Moore himself is expected to be at Hillsborough regardless of whether they’re in the Championship or League One, there are still many questions to be asked about what playing staff he will have available.
A whole host of players, including Jordan Rhodes, Elias Kachunga and Jack Marriott (loan) will not be with the club come July as things stand, so it would come as no surprise to see them looking at potentially strengthening their strike-force.
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With that in mind, reports this week have stated that the Owls are keeping tabs on Rochdale striker, Stephen Humphrys, who has found a bit of form in League One over the course of the last few months.
The 23-year-old, who came through the ranks at Fulham before making his senior debut at the end of 2016 in the Championship against Derby County, has scored 10 goals since opening his account for 2020/21 in November – and has done so whilst playing for a team currently bottom of the table.
With Rochdale at risk of relegation into the fourth tier, Wednesday may be looking to give him an opportunity to at least remain where he is, or in an ideal world possibly make the step back up to the Championship.
It remains to be seen whether the reported interest will grow into anything more, but The Star is looking into the situation in an attempted to get more clarity on the forward’s future.
Blackburn Rovers, Preston North End, Bristol City, Stoke City and Nottingham Forest have also been linked.