David Turnbull may be on his way to Norwich City, but could Sheffield Wednesday still have a shot at landing the Motherwell midfielder?
Wednesday were reportedly ready to bid for Turnbull (Scottish Sun), but a transfer embargo allegedly imposed by the English Football League (The Sun) means the Owls face having to look helplessly on as Norwich take advantage.
The Canaries, though, are not exactly short in Turnbull’s favoured number 10 position, in which Emi Buendia, Mario Vrancic and Moritz Leitner are among those who can play.
And the Premier League could be a sizeable jump for a player who has made barely 30 professional appearances – the bulk of those arriving in Scotland’s top-flight (no disrespect intended).
It is therefore not beyond the realms of possibility that Turnbull will spend the coming campaign adding to his experience on loan, which is the sort of arrangement that may suit Sheffield Wednesday – whose spending power is again expected to be stifled by the league’s rule-makers.
And with Norwich continuing to chase a deal for the Wednesday striker, Jordan Rhodes, according to their sporting director, sending the youngster to Hillsborough could yet have further, positive repercussions.
Should Sheffield Wednesday chase a loan deal for the seemingly Norwich-bound player?