Sheffield Wednesday announce signing of Brazilian fullback

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Sheffield Wednesday have confirmed the signing of young Brazilian fullback, Gui Siqueira, on his first professional deal.

“The Owls have signed young full back Gui Siqueira on a professional deal at Hillsborough,” a statement read. “Born in Brazil, Siqueira moved to England as a youngster and played for Brentford’s academy until the age of 12.

“He moved to QPR where he completed his two-year scholarship and spent part of last season on trial with the Owls academy... Siqueira now earns his first professional contract in S6 ahead of the 2023/24 campaign.”

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Academy manager, Steven Haslam, spoke of how happy he was to get the 18-year-old on board, saying it was a ‘great opportunity’.

He told the club’s website,“We’re really pleased to bring Gui on board. He impressed during his trial period last season and now joins us on a permanent basis... He will join the group ahead of the new season and this is a great opportunity for Gui to move his career to the next level. I would like to welcome him to Sheffield Wednesday and wish him all the very best.”

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