Sheffield Wednesday confirm contracts for talented quintet

Sheffield Wednesday have announced the signing of new contracts for a talented young quintet ahead of the new season.

Saturday, 26th June 2021, 2:57 pm
Basile Zottos, Jay Glover, Alex Bonnington, Paulo Aguas and Will Trueman have all signed their first professional deals at Sheffield Wednesday. (via

It was confirmed last month that Jay Glover, Will Trueman, Basile Zottos, Paulo Aguas and Alex Bonnington, who had all outgrown the U18s setup, had been offered their first professional deals and a place in the Owls' U23s – they’ve all decided to stick around.

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A statement on the club’s official website today read, “Five Owls from the club’s academy have penned maiden professional contracts at Hillsborough… Scholars Jay Glover, Will Trueman, Basile Zottos, Paulo Aguas and Alex Bonnington have all signed new deals as first year professionals. The Wednesday youngsters will now make the step up to Under-23 level after impressing all throughout their two-year scholarship at the club.

“The youth products are no strangers to U23 level already, with all five having featured on occasion for Lee Bullen’s squad last season – making a combined 27 appearances.”