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Sheffield Wednesday transfer news: Owls' big-money signing eyed by League One side, Watford target 16-goal striker

Sheffield Wednesday's dramatic 2020/21 campaign is approaching its conclusion, and the Owls need to get a good result against Nottingham Forest this weekend to keep their hopes of second-tier survival alive.

Thursday, 29th April 2021, 8:53 pm

As things stand, the Owls are four points adrift of safety with two games to go, but have the potential secure their safety on the last day of the season when they take on Wayne Rooney's Derby County at Pride Park.

The Rams have lost eight of their last ten matches, and Wednesday will be hopeful of getting the result they need - if they can take the relegation battle down to the last day of the season.

Speaking ahead of this Saturday's clash against Forest, Owls boss Darren Moore gave an update on his recovery from Covid-19, which has seen him endure the complications of blood clots and pneumonia. He said: “I keep fit, I am active, but this got hold of me very quickly and that was the alarming thing.

“I went downhill rapidly but over the past few days I do feel my body is getting back to where it should be as an individual. That’s a big positive because my body has not been my own.

“By resting I am building my strength and energy levels which will allow my body to strengthen. I am chomping at the bit to get back but I have to listen to the medical advice.”

Here are today's biggest transfer stories and the latest team news involving Sheffield Wednesday and the rest of the Championship, as the build-up to this weekend's action continues:

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