Sheffield Wednesday: Here's the biggest signings made by new Owls boss Garry Monk in his managerial career so far

Sheffield Wednesday ended months of speculation by announcing Garry Monk as their new manager on Friday, with the ex-Birmingham City boss taking over the reins at Hillsborough from interim manager Lee Bullen.

Monday, 9th September 2019, 12:56 pm
Updated Monday, 9th September 2019, 12:57 pm
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While he's relatively new to the managerial arena, Monk has already signed some quality players at the various sides he's managed. Here's the biggest transfers he's overseen as a coach so far, ranked from lowest to highest estimated fee.

Estimated fee: £2.5m. The pacey winger struggled for first team football once Monk left the club, and spent last season at Sheffield United. He's now playing regularly for Boro again, and provided an assist in a 3-3 draw with Luton Town. (Photo by Lewis Storey/Getty Images)
Estimated fee: £2.5m. the Republic of Ireland international left the club fairly swiftly to join Fulham, where he featured heavily in their Premier League campaign last season.(Photo by Jan Kruger/Getty Images)

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Estimated fee: £3m. A shining example of Monk's ability to spot a promising star, Roofe went on to develop into a top player for the Whites. He's now at Belgian outfit Anderlecht.(Photo by Matt King/Getty Images)
Estimated fee: £3m. The powerhouse midfielder went on to make over 80 appearances for the Swans, and impressed to the extend that he won his first England cap in 2017. He's now at Burnley. (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)
Estimated fee £3m. The full-back is still on the books with Boro, and has put in some top notch rearguard performances so far this season. (Photo by Christopher Lee/Getty Images)
Estimated fee: £3.5m. Plucked from Serie A, the Sweden international turned out to be another fine signing, and a bargain too. He joined Brentford earlier in the summer, much to the chagrin of Whites fans. (Photo by George Wood/Getty Images)
Estimated fee: £3.5m. After impressed in Ligue 1, the full-back was brought in by the Swans back in 2015. Unfortunately it never quite worked out, and he's back in France with Guingamp. (Photo by Stu Forster/Getty Images)
Estimated fee: £4.5m Signed fresh off the back of a dazzling 2014 World Cup showing with Mexico, big things were expected of the dynamic winger. He never quite made the desired impact, and is now on loan at Birmingham City. (Photo by Alex Morton/Getty Images)
Estimated fee. £5m. He had a sensational season in the Championship with Boro last year, and was named as the top goalkeeper in the division's 'Team of the Season'. A terrific piece of business. (Photo by Lewis Storey/Getty Images)
Estimated fee: £5m. The ex-England U21 international was starved of first-team opportunities with Spurs, but he's gone on to thrive for the Swans, and has 130 appearances for the club to date. (Photo by Catherine Ivill/Getty Images)
Estimated fee: £5m. The Portugal international came to the club with a big reputation from his time in his native country, but couldn't cut the mustard in the Premier League. He's now plying his trade for Lokomotiv Moscow. (Photo by Harry Engels/Getty Images)
Estimated fee: £6m. The ex-Leeds United ace is now a key part of the Middlesbrough defence, and looked particularly strong under Tony Pulis last season. (Photo by Nigel Roddis/Getty Images)
Estimated fee: £6m. Fernandez was a mainstay of the Swans' defence for four seasons, and is now a key player at Newcastle United. (Photo by Stu Forster/Getty Images)
Estimated fee: £6.5m. The former Manchester United youth academy product is now starting to blossom for Boro, after previously spending time on loan with Sunderland. (Photo by Jan Kruger/Getty Images)
Estimated fee: £9m. Another player who was desperate for first team football, the Icelandic ace flourished when handed a chance by Monk at the Swans. He's now bossing it in the Everton midfield, after being signed for a whopping £45m. (Photo by Jan Kruger/Getty Images)
Estimated fee: £9m. The Denmark international struggled to adapt to English football, and spent time out on loan in France before joining Spanish side Leganes earlier in the summer. (Photo by Jordan Mansfield/Getty Images)
Estimated fee: £15m. Signing the striker smashed Boro's transfer record, and he's manged to score roughly a goal every three games since joining the club. (Photo by Tony Marshall/Getty Images)