‘One to build the team around’: Some SWFC fans excited over teen who’s ‘hopefully the new Hutch’

Anthony Knockaert of Fulham and Liam Shaw of Sheffield Wednesday.
LONDON, ENGLAND – SEPTEMBER 23: Anthony Knockaert of Fulham and Liam Shaw of Sheffield Wednesday. (Photo by Glyn Kirk –

Some Sheffield Wednesday fans on Twitter are growing increasingly excited about the future of Liam Shaw.

It’s been difficult to be positive as a Wednesday fan in recent weeks, especially as the Owls are yet to win a game under Tony Pulis, but one bright spark since the new gaffer’s arrival has been the emergence of Shaw.

Indeed, Shaw has played four times since Pulis took charge of the club, and while there has been a swell of negativity amongst the fanbase since the beginning of the Pulis-era, it seems as though fans are quietly pleased with how Shaw has been getting on, as they were asked to post their first impressions of the midfielder on social media.

The comments suggest that fans are quite pleased with how solid he looks in the middle of the park, with some supporters praising him for his physicality and how well he does the simple things in the game.


One supporter said that he hopes he’s the new Sam Hutchinson, which would certainly be nice, considering that it’s been said that the Owls are missing Hutchinson this season.

Here’s what the Hillsborough faithful have been saying about the 19-year-old on social media…

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