Sheffield Wednesday fans react to Keiren Westwood's emotional statement posted on social media

Westwood has reportedly been frozen out under boss Garry Monk, and he took to Twitter to keep Sheffield Wednesday fans in the loop.

Monday, 17th February 2020, 12:06 pm
Updated Monday, 17th February 2020, 12:06 pm
Westwood posted a statement on Twitter

Sheffield Wednesday stopper Keiren Westwood appeared to confirm that he is unlikely to feature for the Owls again in an emotional statement posted on Twitter.

Westwood hasn’t featured for the Owls since November, and it looks as though he will remain out-of-favour at Hillsborough.

Speaking on Twitter, Westwood posted a lengthy statement hitting back at online trolls, and aiming to set the record straight on his own situation.

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He said: “With all the rumours, lies and accusations being said about me online, I feel obliged to clear my name and defend myself. I feel personally it’s becoming too much to handle and it is getting out of control.

“The manager and I have not fallen out. We had a conversation man to man and it was fine. I’m very experienced to know these things happen in football and it’s never anything personal.

“We had a good conversation, shook hands and left on good terms. I’m too far into my career to fall out with people.”

Sheffield Wednesday fans have been reacting on Twitter in response to the statement, with many keen to show their appreciation for the 35-year-old.