Championship

Sheffield Wednesday dealt blow in race for in-demand winger, Birmingham City among favourites to land powerhouse striker

Sheffield Wednesday are gearing up for their latest second-tier clash this weekend, when they host Preston North End at Hillsborough on Saturday afternoon.

By Richie Boon
Tuesday, 26th January 2021, 9:13 am

The Owls have enjoyed somewhat of a resurgence since Tony Pulis' dramatic premature exit at the end of last year, winning their last two league games on the trot before a COVID-19-enforced postponement of their league fixtures, and will be looking to push out of the relegation zone in the coming weeks.Meanwhile, in the January transfer window, it's been a fairly subdued month for the Owls thus far, but new recruits Andre Green and Sam Hutchinson will add some much-needed depth to the squad for the second half of the season.In other news, Wednesday starlet Liam Shaw has been linked with a move to Scottish Premiership giants Celtic, after an impressive start to his Owls career.

The Hoops' disastrous 2020/21 campaign has seen them all-but relinquish their stranglehold on the league, with arch-rivals Rangers set to win the competition for the first time in a decade.Here's our round-up of the latest news and transfer chat from the second-tier, including Sheffield Wednesday and a number of their divisional rivals:

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