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Report: Sheffield Wednesday seek bargain deal for Cardiff City defender Greg Cunningham

According to Football Insider, Sheffield Wednesday are looking to sign Cardiff City defender Greg Cunningham with the player out of favour with the Welsh club.

The Owls are just above the relegation zone and currently without a manager.

January is a huge month for the club and they need to strengthen the squad and find the right leader to guide the club away from the danger of relegation to League One.

While goals have been an issue, the left-back spot has been a problem all season.

Joost van Aken has often played there to little success, while Adam Reach has filled in as a wingback at times which has restricted his ability further up the field.

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Football Insider claim Cunningham has emerged as a target this month.

The 29-year-old is currently out of favour at Cardiff and his contract expires at the end of the season. The Bluebirds would be wise to cash in on the player now.

Wednesday, meanwhile, are said to be looking to take him on an initial loan before seemingly making his move permanent once his contract runs out at the Cardiff City Stadium.

Cunningham cost Cardiff some £3.6 million from Preston North End in 2018. He has plenty of Championship experience and can play across the back four.

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The 29-year-old is predominantly a left-back. However, he could provide extra cover elsewhere for the Owls who lost Dominic Iorfa and loanee Aden Flint to long-term injuries.

Cardiff, on the other hand, have disappointed this season. Manager Neil Harris is said to be looking to make space and shake things up, with the playoffs some way off right now.

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