Sheffield Wednesday had sought a return to Hillsborough for the Tottenham Hotspur midfielder, Josh Onomah, prior to Steve Bruce’s exit, according to the Star.
But as well as losing the man who managed Onomah at both Wednesday and Aston Villa, there could be another reason to doubt the Owls’ chances of bringing back their former Tottenham loanee.
The Sun reports that Onomah has found himself demoted to the under-23s since his return to Tottenham this summer and now ‘looks set for a move to Germany’, amid interest from Borussia Monchengladbach, Mainz, Augsburg and Eintracht Frankfurt.
And the newspaper adds that the 22-year-old is valued at £10 million by his current employers, which would surely rule Wednesday out of any permanent transfer – despite the windfall that may be coming their way courtesy of Bruce and, potentially, Lucas Joao.
The Bristol Post reports that Joao is interesting Bristol City – against whom he scored three times last season – amid claims that he is set to hand in a transfer request at Hillsborough.
Sheffield Wednesday are expected to strengthen in Onomah’s position, whether or not that is with the Tottenham academy product.
The former Brentford midfielder, Josh McEachran, started the Owls’ 4-0 win against Northampton Town on Tuesday, but has yet to be offered a contract.