What Daniel Pudil believes can help him win new Sheffield Wednesday contract

Daniel Pudil's contract runs out at the end of this season
Daniel Pudil's contract runs out at the end of this season
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Daniel Pudil is hoping that his good form and a positional change under Jos Luhukay will help him to earn a new deal at Sheffield Wednesday.

The Czech international had played on occasion as a central defender under Carlos Carvalhal was primarily used as a left back.

Due to injuries, Pudil was forced to play as one of a central defensive back three and has excelled in that role since the Dutchman took charge in January.

The 32 year-old’s contract is up for renewal at the end of this season and Pudil admitted he could now be considered as a centre-half. He believes this change could add a couple more years to his career.

“It’s for someone else to say I’m playing well,” he said.

“This formation we are playing I feel much more comfortable. I don’t want to say I cant play left back anymore but age is killing me a little bit, I can not get up and down like I used to. I feel much better in this position.

“Maybe this position can extend my career a little longer and fingers crossed I can get another few years over here.”

Luhukay said no discussions will take place before the end of the season.

“There’s plenty of time but of course I would like to know as soon as possible,” added Pudil. “I will be 33 in September so I would like to know my future.”