Sheffield Wednesday new boy on what Owls will need to match against old club Luton

Sheffield Wednesday forward Jack Marriott will take on his old club Luton Town this afternoon desperate to take his new club to within a point of a zero tally.

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The 26-year-old arrived on loan from Derby last week and is expected to make his third Owls appearance against the Hatters, for whom he scored 22 league goals in two seasons from 2015-17.

“They’re all good memories,” he said, reflecting on his time there. “I enjoyed my time there and it was a good start for me in terms of my football league career.

“It was the first club that I was a proper first team player at, with all the pressures of being a first team player. I enjoyed my time there and I’ve got nothing but good things to say about the club.

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Jack Marriott enjoyed a breakthrough spell at Luton.

“There are still quite a few players that are still there from my time there, I’m sure I’ll speak to a few of them after the game tomorrow.

“They’re good lads and it’s a good club, but we’re hoping to get a win tomorrow.”

Asked what the Owls will have to do to beat Nathan Jones’ visitors, Marriott said intensity and work rate will be attributes high on the list.

“They’ll mix it up,” Marriott said. “Sometimes they go direct, sometimes they play, but they won’t lack endeavour.

“They will definitely work hard so we need to match that and go beyond it and our quality will shine through. They’re quality opposition, a good team, well-run, a good club, so it’ll be a tough game, but we’re ready for it.”

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