'Nuhiu owes me an assist,' says Sheffield Wednesday star

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Sheffield Wednesday winger Jacques Maghoma believes that Atdhe Nuhiu owes him an assist as he has set him up so many times already this season.

Jacques Maghoma says that Atdhe Nuhiu owes him an assist, because he has set the tall striker up so many times this season.

Maghoma has four assists already this campaign and they have all been for Nuhiu, so he is hoping the favour is returned soon. 

“I am getting a lot of assists, four now – all for Atdhe, by the way – hopefully I can keep contributing to the team. I have told Atdhe he owes me some assists,” he joked to the Yorkshire Evening Post. 

Maghoma has been one of the Owls key performers over their promising start to the campaign.

Stuart Gray's men had been tipped to be one of the strugglers in this season's Championship table, but they have proved their doubters wrong so far.

The club are currently in ninth position in the table, lurking just outside the playoff places, and the hope is that they can break into promotion contention with a good run of form soon.

Maghoma will be key to this, but he is not taking anything for granted despite his good form and he insists that the competition for places in the squad is so strong he will have to maintain his high standards if he wants to remain in the line-up.

"When you are on the pitch you have to fight to keep your position. We have a lot of quality, and every game I know I have to play at my top level otherwise there are other players who can come in and take your shirt.

“I have to keep working hard and not be complacent. Our consistency week-in, week-out means we have the same team – apart from injuries – and players keep their shirt because they are playing well.”

Wednesday take on Watford this weekend and they will be looking to pick up the three points to help elevate themselves further up the table. 

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