Sheffield Wednesday LIVE: Liam Shaw breaks silence and ex-defender rules out return

Liam Shaw’s move to Scottish Premiership side Celtic took a fresh twist yesterday when Sheffield Wednesday confirmed they were investigating the circumstances of the transfer.

By Steve Jones
Monday, 8th March 2021, 8:59 am
Updated Thursday, 11th March 2021, 8:19 am

The player himself has since responded with a statement of his own explaining the reasons behind his decision to make the switch to Glasgow from his boyhood club.

There could be further developments in this story after the Owls’ said they may consider further action should they feel it is appropriate.

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Sheffield Wednesday LIVE: Liam Shaw breaks silence and ex-defender rules out return

Last updated: Thursday, 11 March, 2021, 15:18

  • Liam Shaw has explained why he has chosen to move to Celtic this summer.
  • Former Owls defender will not be returning to club as part of Darren Moore’s backroom staff.
  • Owls remain seven points from safety with one game in hand on Birmingham City in twenty-first place.
  • New manager Darren Moore has admitted the odds are ‘stacked against’ his team after defeats in his opening two matches.
  • In-form table-toppers Norwich City are up next this weekend.

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The statement read: “Sheffield Wednesday can confirm that midfielder Liam Shaw has signed a pre-contract agreement with Scottish Premiership side Celtic.

“We are currently investigating this matter and will consider if there are any further steps available to protect the club’s interest.”

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