Championship

Sheffield Wednesday transfer target snatched by divisional rivals, Bournemouth sweat on £12m man loan deal

Sheffield Wednesday had a less than inspiring transfer deadline day, with no new arrivals at Hillsborough while a number of their divisional rivals brought in new players on free transfers and loan deals.

Tuesday, 2nd February 2021, 9:53 am

Still, overall, the Owls won't be too disappointed with their dealings over January as a whole, with Andre Green and Sam Hutchinson adding a little more depth to the squad.

Behind the scenes, Wednesday's month-long hunt for a new manager continues, and it remains to be seen whether the club will opt to keep caretaker manager Neil Thompson on permanently after some encouraging results during his spell, or whether they'll look further afield to the likes of Chris Coleman, Roy Keane, or even ex-Ajax boss Henk ten Cate.

Meanwhile, the Owls are gearing up for their second-tier clash against Bournemouth this evening, and will be hopeful of securing a positive result against a side who have lost their last three matches in a row.

A win for Wednesday would do their survival hopes the world of good, as the fierce relegation zone battle continues to twist and turn in a tightly-packed bottom half of the table.

The last time the two sides met, Barry Bannan's second-half penalty saw Wednesday pull off a shock win against the recently-relegated Cherries.

Here's our round-up of all of the January transfer deadline day deals, following a transfer frenzy that saw a number of Sheffield Wednesday's divisional rivals:

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