Sheffield Wednesday boss Xisco Munoz addressed criticism of the Owls’ start to the season after their last outing v Preston North End.

Three games into the 2023/24 Championship campaign, and Sheffield Wednesday are yet to put a point on the board.

They’re the only side yet to do so, with Munoz having arrived fairly late in the pre-season following the sudden exit of Darren Moore.

Wednesday have signed 10 new players so far this summer and more look likely to arrive before the transfer deadline on September 1st.

And in some new comments that have surfaced following last weekend’s home defeat v Preston, Munoz discussed his side’s criticisms, telling Yorkshire Live:

“Which team starts with 10 new players, a new manager and everything? If you think it is easy, you think if you change only one person in your office you have a problem? We changed 10 in the dressing room. I am not selfish about that.”

Wednesday have, in the last few years, undergone some drastic changes in the transfer market, often bringing in double figures in terms of new players. This season though has been a struggle, with the step up to the Championship and the delay in summer business taking its toll.

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Changes, but positive changes?

Most expect Wednesday to get better and better as the season goes on; as Munoz gets to grips with his new players and as the new players get to grips with the Championship and so on.

That makes sense, but Munoz may need to see some improvements soon as to ensure that his position remains fully intact.

Dejphon Chansiri can be quite brutal and if the Owls remain winless, or even without a single point in say, 10 games, then Munoz could quickly come under pressure.

But it’s still early doors and the Owls have a chance to get some points on the board when they head to Cardiff City this weekend.

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