Sheffield Wednesday have at last made an offer for the Manchester United midfielder James Garner, according to Lancashire Live.

Wednesday have long been linked with a move for Garner and the Owls are said to have been joined by Swansea City in approaching the Red Devils, although it is not fully clear if those bids are with temporary or permanent deals in mind.

It is however claimed that Manchester United still intend to loan out the teenage midfielder and are ‘weighing up the right option, assessing each potential destination in detail to ensure that he plays regular football’.

Blackburn Rovers are also awaiting United’s response, although both Huddersfield Town and Coventry City have seen their moves fall through in the past week, according to Lancashire Live.

Wednesday are not short of bodies in central midfield, with Barry Bannan, Massimo Luongo, Izzy Brown, Fisayo Dele-Bashiru, Joey Pelupessy and Alex Hunt among those currently vying for places.

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Captain Bannan in action for Wednesday. (Photo by Robbie Jay Barratt – AMA/Getty Images)

But Garner, who has featured on seven occasions for the Manchester United first team, would arguably improve on several of those options, of which some could be loaned out or sold.

The Birkenhead native is typically deployed as a deep-lying playmaker and boasts a good range of passing as well as a keen eye for goal.

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